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Salem Witch Trials

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Charles Simmons

on 7 June 2013

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Salem Witch Trials
By: Charles Simmons Abigail Williams Opening Statement I am prosecuting Abigail Williams of being a witch and lying about the nine townspeople. Saying that the girls were witches. Witnesses John Proctor
Mary Warren
Tituba Tituba Explained that she had seen and talked to the devil and that abigail williams had come visit her. Abigail williams was speaking to the devil and was being possessed. John Proctor Abigail lied and told the church that John Proctor was a wizard and that he was working with the devil to try and cover up that she was a witch. Mary Warren Mary Warren was starting to tell the truth about the witches. She told people that she was a witch. She was dancing with Abigail Williams and was a witch just like Abigail. Evidence Cont. Abigail Williams began to exhibit strange behavior, such as blasphemous screaming, convulsive seizures, trance-like states and mysterious spells on January 20th. After she exhibited all these strange behaviors, people started to also exhibit behaviors, have spells, and feel like they were being taken over by the devil. Fate of Abigail Williams Abigail Williams should be hanged for the lying which caused the hanging of nine townspeople. She should also be hanged for being a witch. CLosing Statement Abigail Williams has lied about the nine people that she said were witches. She has denied that she is a witch when her actions and strange behaviors prove that she is being possessed and is a witch.
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