AP Euro Witchcraft - 402 Words
From about 1480-1700, many individuals in Europe were accused of being witches, put on trial, prosecuted and later executed for witchcraft. This witch craze was concentrated in southwestern Germany, Switzerland, England, Scotland, Poland, and parts of France, and resulted in 100,000 witches put on trial. The three main reasons for the persecution of these “witches” were economic greed, religious beliefs and social prejudices.
Most of those who accused the witches as being so ultimately sought...
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