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What ended the Salem Witch Trials?

As 1692 passed into 1693, the hysteria began to lose steam. The governor of the colony, upon hearing that his own wife was accused of witchcraft ordered an end to the trials. However, 20 people and 2 dogs were executed for the crime of witchcraft in Salem.

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Likewise, how did the Salem witch trials begin and end?

The Salem Witch Trials officially began in February of 1692, when the afflicted girls accused the first three victims, Tituba, Sarah Good and Sarah Osborne, of witchcraft and ended in May of 1693, when the remaining victims were released from jail.

Additionally, how long did the Salem witch trials last? approximately one year

Also asked, what happened to Salem after the witch trials?

The aftermath of the witch trials created closure in the community of Salem. However it is surprising that only one of the six accusing girls apologized. Each girl lived a relatively normal life after the incidents. Betty Parris (one of the chief accusers) was not persecuted nor had any action taken against her.

How did Salem end?

Thanks to Cotton's sacrifice, the devil dissolves the red mercury and Salem is saved! Unfortunately, the priest's soul will now rot in hell for eternity. However, Cotton's sacrifice also helped the devil. In a truly horrific scene, a man emerges from little John's back.

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