• An Eighth Grade Class Just Exonerated The Last Witch Of The Salem Witch Trials

    6 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    Justice is finally served for Elizabeth Johnson Jr., a 22-year-old woman accused of witchcraft during the height of the Salem Witch Trials. Yes, those Salem Witch Trials. An eighth grade class in Massachusetts, led by their teacher Carrie LaPierre, did their homework to make sure that Johnson, who, for some reason, was not exonerated like a host of other women accused of witchcraft, finally had her name cleared. According to a 1692 document , Johnson was "perswaded her to be a witch" by another woman, Martha Carrier, who said "Should be Saved if she would be a witch.” For her crimes, she...
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