Happy Halloween! Today we are going to learn a little about the Salem Witch Trials, where mass hysteria and a couple mean kids caused the death of over 20 people. Is there anything more Halloween-like than that? Unfortunately real people suffered for things we tend to enjoy, the confluence of life and death.
As you watch try to identify what caused the trials to begin and what caused them to end.
- What were the Salem Witch Trials?
- What is the history of Halloween?
- Don't really need any, it is Halloween
- What started the Salem Witch Trials
- Why did the trials end?
- What are the historic roots of Halloween?
- When did the modern version of Halloween start?