In this week's episode of The Ordinary Extraordinary Cemetery, Jennie and Dianne continue their series on the infamous 1692 Salem witch trials. Last week, they talked about how Tituba's confession triggered a chain of events that shaped the course of the trials. This week, they explore the aftermath of her confession, including how it led to more accusations, the establishment of a new court system, and the execution of those found guilty of witchcraft. Don't miss this fascinating episode as we delve deeper into one of the most Ordinary Extraordinary and chilling episodes in American history.
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