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Hanging after torture during the Salem Witch Trials in Massachusetts, North America. 

The Startling Story of the Salem Witch Trials in Massachusetts

The “Salem Witch Trials” story has nowadays become synonymous with paranoia, injustice and the mass hysteria phenomenon, a psychological and social problem common in poor, malnourished, and stressed environments. The trials against the “Devil’s magic” that occurred in colonial Massachusetts between 1692 and 1693 continue to inflame the popular imagination more than three centuries later.