The Salem Witch Trials of 1692-1693 were by far the largest and most lethal outbreak of witchcraft hysteria in American history. Yet Salem was just one of many incidents during the Great Age of Witch Hunts which took place throughout Europe and her colonies over many centuries. Indeed, by European standards, Salem was not even a large outbreak. But what exactly were the factors that made Salem stand out?
Authors: JAMES CARSON Date published: JULY 28, 2014 Title: 100 Years of Conflict: 30 Graphics That Explain the Last 100 Years Link: http://madefrom.com/history/referenced/last-100-years/?crlt.pid=camp.qbgR9MJ9pJHY
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The deadliest events in history, ranked by deaths per day
The deadliest events in history, ranked by deaths per day--I have heard that the San Fransisco death toll was way understated to not freak out east coast banks. I would think given how the city looked afterward that it was higher.