American History - Colonial Times
A list of helpful websites that detail life in Colonial America.
A biographical web site.
Arthur Miller - Dramatizing History in The Crucible
An introduction to the country of Barbados. Use the tabs at the top to visit other sections.
Provides a definition and examples from the major religions.
Rebecca Nurse: A Tragedy of Injustice
Mass Delusions and Hysterias
"Over the past millennium, mass delusions and hysterical outbreaks have taken many forms. Sociologists Robert Bartholomew and Erich Goode survey some of the more colorful cases."
Joseph R. McCarthy - from History.com
McCarthyism - The Second Red Scare
McCarthyism - Witch Hunts of the 50's
Puritanism - History Channel
Tons of information with a great video on the religion of the Puritans.
Covers Puritanism and Providence, free will and predestination, and other key concepts - Covenants, Covenant of grace, Covenant of works, Glorification, Justification, Natural depravity, Regenerate, Sanctification, Unregenerate, and Vocation.
Puritans and Puritanism
Salem Witchcraft Hysteria (National Geographic)
Experience the events of 1692 through the eyes of an accused witch.
Salem Witch Trials Museum
Salem Witchcraft Trials - Chronology of Events
Salem Witchcraft Trials - Accusations - Map of Salem Village
An interactive map showing the locations of the accused and the accusers, as well as major roads, rivers, townships, and households.
Salem Witchcraft Trials - Documentary Archive and Transcription Project
This site provides a wealth of primary source documents, from trial transcripts to rare books, and historical maps of Salem Village. Also features a helpful Q&A with the town archivist for Danvers (formerly Salem Village).
Salem Witchcraft Trials - Famous American Trials
Find a chronology of events, images, select trial transcripts and petitions, biographies, excerpts from Cotton Mather's Memorable Providences, and more.
Salem Witchcraft Trials FAQ's
Slavery and the slave trade in Britain.
British views of 18th century Africa and the slave trade.
Understanding the Salem Witch Trials