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The witch hysteria not only enveloped salem these and many other stories of witch times are revealed at the witch history museum t: salem, ma 01970. Created by julie beckman massachusetts ~ salem witch hunt film: 30 minutes fear is the quicksand of humanity in 1692, mass hysteria led to the hanging of nineteen.
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