The people believed that there were witches in their village and they would falsely accuse people of being a witch.
The puritans were people who were very strict about your belief and religion, if you had other beliefs then they would persicute you.
Death or escape
I'm not a witch
The puritans thought that people were witches and they believed that witches would put curses on their things.
What can we learn?
Guess we can learn that they were people who believed in something that turned out to be wrong.
You're right Jared.
The trial would take place in a court room and if the person said they were a witch they would have to move out of the town, but if they would not admit to being a witch they would put them through torture to see if they were a witch.
The one on the left describes what they would do if the person admitted to being a witch and the one on the right shows what would happen if they did not admit to being a witch.