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Annotated Bibliography



                                                                            
 
                  Primary Sources
 
Matteson, T.H. Examination of a Witch. 1853. Peabody Essex
    Museum, Massachusetts. The Salem Massachusetts
    Postcard Tour. 18 Sept.
 
    Ever wanted to be at a real life witch trial? This
    picture helps give a scene to what a trial of a witch
    is basically like. It describes how the people would
    accuse their neighbors of being a witch just because
    they had a pimple or a mole on their person.
 
 
 
                 Secondary Sources
 
"American Witchcraft and Witches." Witches.net. 2005. 16 
    Nov. 2005
 
    This was a great online source. It described the Salem
    witch trials and how it started and ended. It was not
    that informational, but very helpful.
 
Aron, Paul. Unsolved Mysteries of American History an Eye-
    opening Journey Through 500 Years of Discoveries,
    Disappearances, and Baffling Events. New York: J.
    Wiley, 1997. 52-58.
 
    This book gives a description of the Salem Witch
    trials. It also gives some expert insight. What I mean
    by this is that that book describes information
    that two men, Paul Boyer and Stephen Nissenbaum,
    discovered while looking thought Salem's historical
    papers. They discovered that the Salem Witch trials
    were probably prompted by the fact that two families
    were fighting. The Proctor's and the Putnam families
    were long time enemies, before the Salem Witch trials.
 
Arrest of a Witch. Inquisition Art. 16 Jan. 2006
    <http://www.inquisition.pp.ru//images/arrest/arrest-
    07.jpg>.
 
    This picture would be great for my website because it
    is a picture of a witch being arrested. It describes
    what a witch would go through whe getting arrested and
    tried.
 
Axelrod, Alan, and Charles Phillips. What Every American
    Should Know About American History 200 Events the
    Shaped the Nation. Holbrook, Mass:B. Adams, 1992. 39-
    41.
 
    Ever wonder what happened in the year of 1692 in Salem
    Massachusetts? This book source described the events in
    Salem that happened that year. It all starts with Betty
    and Abigail getting convulsions and it ends with 19
    people dead.
 
Breslaw, Elaine G. Tituba, Reluctant Witch of Salem
    Devilish Indians and Puritan Fantasies. New York: New
    York UP, 1996
 
    A book that tells all you need to know about Tituba.
    The book starts off with describing where Tituba came
    from and how she got her name. The book then goes on to
    describe how Tituba was involved in the Salem Witch
    trials. This information would be a help when
    describing Tituba.
 
Chamberlain, Samuel. A Stroll Through Historic Salem. New
    York:Hastings House, 1969.
 
    This book is exactly what the titile describes it as.
    When you turn from page to page, you see picture after
    picture with a little caption underneath it that
    describes what it was and what happened that makes that
    spot so important. This book is very useful because it
    helped me visualize the background of Salem.
 
Condae, Maryse. I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem.
    Charlottesville: University P of Virginia, 1992.
 
    A fictional story that really goes into Tituba's
    background. A thrilling story that gives information on
    Tituba's life before and after the Salem Witch trials.
    I will use this information to describe Tituba.
 
D'amario, Alison. "The Salem Witch Trials of 1692." Salem
    Witch Museum. 27 Nov. 2005. 25 Sept. 2005
 
    This source describes what the town of Salem looked
    like and was like, which was mostly populated with
    puritans, who definitely believed in witches and
    witchcraft. With all the rules of how puritans were
    supposed to behave, the town and village needed some
    excitement. Then the Salem Witch trials begins and
    everything becomes crazy. 19 people are convicted and
    hanged. When the trials finally do end, many people see
    their mistakes in accusing their neighbors and they beg
    pardon to the families of the accused and killed.
 
Fredricks, A. Tituba and the Children. 1878. A popular
    history of the United States. Tituba. 15 Jan. 2006 
 
    This is a picture that gives an idea of what Tituba
    looks like and what she probably did. It would be
    great to put it on my website to show what Tituba
    looked like and acted like.
 
Fremon, David K. The Salem Witchcraft Trials in American
    History. Springfeild, NJ: Enslow, 1999.
 
    The tragic beginning of the Salem Witch trials. Who
    started it? Why was it not stopped? These are just some
    of the questions this book source answers. It describes
    the beginning, middle, and end of the Salem witch
    trials, when starting out in the beginning.
 

Fremon, David K. The Salem Witchcraft Trials in American

    History. Springfield, NJ: Enslow, 1999.

 

    The tragic beginning of the Salem witch trials. Who

    started it? Why was it not stopped. These are just some

    of the questions this book source answers. It describes

    the beginning, middle, and end of the Salem witch

    trials. This source will be very useful in my website

    when I start explaining what happen in the Salem witch

    trials, when starting out in the beginning.

 

Miller, Arhtur. The crucible a play in four acts. New

      York:Peguin Books, 1976.

 

The crucible is a play by Arhtur Miller. It is fictional but it really tells a story of the Salem witch trials from a new perspective. Even though this play is fiction, it is a great and fun way to learn history through a play.

 

Gribben, Mark. "All About the Salem Witch Trials: Tituba."
    Court TV's Crime Library Criminal Minds and Methods.
    2005. 27 Nov. 2005
 
    This online source gives inormation on Tituba. It also
    sheds some light on what Tituba would do with group of
    girls in Samuel's Parris's Parsonage while ha and his
    wife were away.
 
"History of Witchcraft." Witches.net.2000. 16 Sept. 2005
 
    This website does not really fit in with the Salem
    Witch trials, but it does give some background on what
    a witch is. I could tell what a witch is and how it was
    similar to what a witch was in Salem.
 
"Real Witches?" Truth or Scare. Discovery Kids. 23 Oct.
    2005.
 
    Real witches? There i just might be. This television
    source was a great way to learn about the Salem Witch
    trials. Not only was it full of information, but it had
    music and pictures along with the narrative of Michelle
    Trachtenburg. This source was a great and fun way to
    learn about the trials.
 
Repentance of Judge Sewall. Images of the Salem Witch
    Trials. 16 jan. 2006
 
    This is a picture of Judge Sewall, a judge to the Salem
    witch trials, giving a repentance of his sinsin fron of
    the congregation. This picture will be useful when
    describing how people gave a repentance and apologized
    for their involvement in the trials.
 
 Rinaldi, Ann. A Break Witch Charity a Story About the       Salem Witch Trials. 1st ed. San Diego: Harcourt Brace
    Jovanovich, 1992.
 
    A Break With Charity is about girls who grows up in
    Salem Town. SHe sees girls in Salem Village who gather
    every week outside the parish. The girl, named Mary,
    wants to know what is going on. She finds out, but it
    is already too late because the Salem Witch trials have
    already gotten way out of hand. In the end Mary finally
    finds a chance to help put a stop to the witch
    hysteria.
 
Salem Village.Salem Witchcraft. 16 Jan. 2006 
 
    This is a picture of Salem Village. It shows what the
    village looked like before and maybe after the Salem
    witch trials. It will be useful in my website to show
    what the town looked like.
 
"Salem Witchcraft." Angelfire.com. 2 Oct. 2005
 
    This source gives the names of the accused. It also
    gives a brief overview of how the Salem Witch trials
    started. It ends with describing most of the accused
    features, like names and what they are most known
    for.For example, Rebecca Nurse, a church going woman,
    was accused of being a witch.
 
"Salem Witch Trials." Paralumun. 16 Oct. 2005
 
    The story begins with Betty and how she and her cousin
    started showing signs of strange behavior. It also goes
    on to describe how other girls started behaving weirdly
    and how those girls accused Tituba, Sarah Osborne and
    Sarah Good. The story continues with Tituba describing
    how she and the other women signed the book and went to
    the meetings. It also gives stories and death times of
    the other people the girls accused.  
 
Starkey, Marion Lena. The Visionary Girls: Witchcraft in
    Salem Village. 1st ed. Boston: Little, Brown, 1973.
 
    This book was a story about the Salem Witch trials from
    Ann Putnam's point of view. The story started when Ann
    was sent by her mother to go and visit Tituba to ask
    her about Ann Putnam Seniors dreams. Ann goes to Tituba
    and keeps coming back. But then Abigail and little
    Betty Parris along with Ann and some other girls in the
    village start convulsing and start pointing the finger
    at outcasts of the village, Ann leading the way. This
    story is very insightful when looking at the Salem
    Witch trials because this story comes from the point of
    view from a person who helped start the Salem witch
    trials.
 
Teniers,David. Witches' Sabbath. The Witches of Salem. Jan.
    2006
 
    This is a picture of what a witches sabbath looked
    like. Some people thought a witches sabbath was a day
    when all of the witches gathered to worship the devil.
    This picture was useful tp put into my website under
    the end of the witch trials. To show what was suspected
    of a witch before the end of the witch trials.
 
"The Salem Witch Trials 1692 a Chronology of Events."
    Welcome To Salem Massachusetts A City Guide. 27 Nov.
    2005. 16 Sept. 2005 http://salemweb.com/memorial>.
 
    This online source gives a chronology of events of the
    Salem Witch trials. It starts off on January 20, 1692
    when eleven year-old Abigail and her cousin Betty
    Parris start showing signs of strange behavior. It ends
    with the date November 25, when the General Court
    created the Superior Court to handle the rest of the
    trials, except this time nobody was convicted.
 
"The Salem Witch Trials of 1692: What about Witches."
    Welcome to Salem Massachusetts the City Guide. 27 Nov.
    2005. 16 Sept. 2005
 
    This website contained the information on how the Salem
    Witch trials began. It also gives a brief description
    of the poeple put to death because they were either
    accused of being a witch and they did not confess or
    they were found guilty in trial and sentenced to death.
    It would be useful with explaining what happened that
    year and how it started.
 
"The Salem Witch Trialsof 1692." The Salem Witch Trials. 15
    Jan 2006
     school.net/teacherpages/teacher_Fleming_Mr/witches8/salem.htm.
   
    This is a website all about the Salem witch trials. It
    starts out with how fast the hysteria started and how
    fast it spread around Salem. It ends with how Salem
    Village changed its name to Danvers. It is useful to my
    website to describe the beginning and end of the Salem
    witch trials.
 
"The Trials Come to an End." Angelfire.com.2 Oct.2005
 
    This online source gives information on how the Salem
    witchcraft tials ended. It explains how the Salem witch
    trials up so much attention from the colonists that
    they neglected their crops and their homes, which
    resulted in crop failures and unkempt and messy
    households.
 
"Tituba." Salem Witch Trial.2005.Discoveryschool.com.7 Jan.
    2006
 
     This internet source helped describe Tituba in a finer
    detail. It describes where Tituba was born and how she
    got to Salem, Massachusetts. It was a great help
    describing Tituba. This is very important to the
    website. It will help describe how Tituba was involved
    in the Salem Witch Trials.
 
Tituba, the accused witch, telling the children of Salem
    Village mysterious tales of the Devil. 1999. Salem
    Witch Museum. Tituba. 16 Jan. 2006
 
    This is a picture of Tituba telling Abigail Williams
    and Betty Parristheir fortune in Reverend Samuel
    Parris's home. This would be a great picture for my
    website because it shows what Tituba did with the
    children when Reverend Samuel Parris and his wife are
    out.
 
Trask, Richard B. Interview. Salem Witch Hysteria. 6 Jan.
    2006    
 
    This interview was great at answering some of my
    questions. THis source gave me some information that
    helped put the peices together. THe questions asked
    help clarify some fuzzy details. Richard Trask was not
    only a Salem Witchcraft Trials expert, but he is also
    an ancestor to some accused witches.
 
Trial of an accused witch in Salem.Famous american trial
    Salem Witch trials 1692. 16 Jan. 2006<
 
    This is a picture of a trial of a witch. This is a
    picture of what might have happened to person accused
    of being a witch, on trial. It would be great to put on
    my website to show what a trial was like and what the
    accused had to go through with.
 
Unknown.Tituba Teaching the First Act of Witchcraft. 1892.
    Witchcraft illustrated. Tituba. 15 Jan. 2006 
 
    This is a picture of Tituba teaching children
    witchcraft. It gives an idea of what Tituba probably
    looked like and an idea of what she did in the Parris
    household. This picture will be useful for the page
    that describes Tituba and she was involved in the Salem
    Witch trials.
 
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