Classwork: Today we briefly talked about the Salem Witch Trials and how we view witches in our society. In groups you acted as a detective and worked the cold case of the with trials in Salem during the colonial times. Make sure you answer the questions below on last page of your packet.
Famous American Trials: Salem Witch Trials
What about Witches
The Salem Witch Trails: A Chronology of Events
The Salem Witch Museum
National Geo Interactive Lesson
1.Do you believe a similar event could (or has happened) happen again? Why or why not?
2.What values and principles of American democracy were defied during the Salem Witch Trials? Explain.
3.Do you find these trials to be more related to economic, social, religious, or political issues? Explain.
4.What governmental documents, amendments, laws, rights, etc. would assist to prohibit this from occurring in modern society? (i.e. freedoms of expression, search and seizure, due process, self incrimination, rights of those accused, speedy and public trial, trial by jury, fines and punishments, etc.)
Homework: Finish the Salem Witch Trial Case Study Packet - due Monday.
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Semester 2 Final
Civil Rights -1960s
JFk - LBJ
Semester 1 - Finals
Turn of the Century
Colonial America/New Nation