Daily Life during the Salem Witch Trials, 1st Edition

  • K. David Goss
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  • ISBN-10: 0313374597
  • ISBN-13: 9780313374593
  • DDC: 974.402
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 248 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released March 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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There are few episodes in American history as interesting and controversial as the Salem Witch Trials. This work provides a revealing analysis of what it was like to live in Massachusetts during that time, creating a nuanced profile of New England Puritans and their culture.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Chronology: Key Events in the Development of New England from 1620 to 1700.
1: The Creation of Puritan New England, 1623–1692.
2: The Impact of the Salem Witch Trials on the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
3: Domestic Life of the Salem Witch Trial Era: Homes and Families.
4: Business, Maritime Commerce, and Piracy in the 1690s.
5: Politics and War in the 1690s.
6: Religion, Law, and Education in Daily Life in the 1690s.
7: The Roles of Women and Men in the 1690s.
8: Marriage, Courtship, and Sex in the 1690s.
Conclusion: Transition, Trouble, and Trade: The Evolution of Massachusetts in the 1690s.
Glossary of Key Terms.
About the Author.