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Sites about real life Salemites
http://www.ogram.org/17thc/primarysources.shtml
Excellent Source!
Many links and illustrations! Note the court references to the records and files on Francis Nurse. Illustrations

http://etext.virginia.edu/salem/witchcraft/texts/
The 1692 Salem Witch Trials: Documents and Participants (with Illustrations and paintings

http://www.salemweb.com/memorial/default.htm
This is a chronology of events leading up to and following the witchcraft trials. Illustrations (For Your Information)

http://www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/score/cruc/cructg.html

This website contains an excellent adaptable reading, language arts and social studies unit for the study of Arthur Miller's "The Crucible" in middle school

http://www.salemwitchmuseum.com/learn2.html

This website provides a brief historical overview of the historical events and characters upon which Arthur Miller based his drama "The Crucible." Expectation: Students will be expected to use the Internet to locate historical information on the Salem Witch trials of 1692. Illustrations

Other Related Sites
http://www.wshs.fcps.k12.va.us/academic/english/1project/crucible/cast.htm
This website offers a list of the characters in each act of
The Crucible by Arthur Miller as they appear in the play. It is a great list to use for assigning students speaking roles for parts in the play. Expectation: Students will be expected to identify all the characters in the play and show how each is related to the plot.

http://204.165.132.2:90/crucible/assign/crucsa.htm
This website provides an excellent adaptable outline for students to use to develop their own written essays on specific assigned topics relating to
The Crucible

http://www.toykeeper.com/poppets/theater.html
Illustrations:  For article headline—“Poppet found at Proctor’s House”

http://www.rand.org/personal/genea/mayflower.html
104 Pilgrims on the Mayflower are listed by name, age, occupation, and marital status.

http://www.stg.brown.edu/projects/hypertext/landow/victorian/religion/puritan2.html
More background information on the world of Puritans
http://www.wavefront.com/~contra_m/antithesis/v1n1/ant_v1n1_juris.html
This essay gives a history of the Puritan legal system.

http://www.cet.com/~mtr/GereeChar.html
In 1646, John Geree, M.A., published this essay. It addresses our question, "What was a Puritan?"

http://cpcug.org/user/billb/hutch.html About Puritan Woman: Anne Hutchinson American Jezebel or Woman of Courage?
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