Fake News in the 17th Century: The Salem Witch Trials - Shout Out UK

The Salem Witch Trials were a series of court hearings and prosecutions of ordinary people accused of witchcraft in colonial Massachusetts. They took place between February of 1692 and the May of 1693. As a result, at least 200 hundred people were accused and 30 were found guilty. Nineteen of them were subsequently sentenced to death by hanging.

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