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Episode Seven: Judges, Jurors, & Executions - Show Notes

Sorting out the strong personalities that dominated the Salem witch trials required a concerted effort not to look through 21st. Century lenses at the men and women whose seemingly archaic beliefs brought about the ruin of so many lives in the late 17th. Century. Like all of us, the Puritans of Massachusetts were creatures of their times. Below are links to websites and books used when researching this episode.

 

Websites:

 

http://www.deathpenaltyinfo.org/part-i-history-death-penalty

 

http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/salem/salemprocedure.HTM

 

http://www.capitalpunishmentuk.org/contents.html

 

http://news.lib.uchicago.edu/blog/2012/10/29/the-salem-witch-trials-a-legal-bibliography-for-halloween/

 

http://law.jrank.org/pages/2340/Salem-Witchcraft-Trials-1692.html

 

https://ecommons.cornell.edu/bitstream/handle/1813/28679/Powell-Salem_Prosecuted.pdf?sequence=2&isAllowed=y

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