The Crucible

  • The settlement

    The settlement
    Salem, Massachusetts was settled by fishermen from the West Country of England.
  • Samuel Parris hired.

    Samuel Parris hired.
    Samuel Parris is officially hired as the Salem Village minister
  • Parris's Job Confusion

    In October, Parris's oppents were eleccted in the Salem Village Committee. He soon worried about his family and his job.
  • betty falls ill

    betty falls ill Parris's daughter, betty, falls ill to a suspicious cause, she's only 9.
  • Witch hunt

    Witch hunt
    On March 1st three women were accused for witchery. The two women, Osborne and Good claimed innocent, but Tituba confessed "The Devil came to me and bid me serve him." also she claimed to see yellow birds, red dogs. and a black woman came to her a bid her to sign the devils book. The three women were put in jail.
  • First examination

    The first examinations took place March 1, 1692
  • Prison

    Sarah Osborne, Sarah Good and Tituba are sent to a Boston prison.
  • Martha Cory's accusion

    Martha Cory's accusion
    Ann Putnam Jr. accuses Martha Cory of witchcraft
  • Prison ride

    Prison ride
    John and Elizabeth Proctor, Rebecca Nurse, Sarah Cloyce, Martha Corey and Dorcas Good are sent to a Boston prison on this night.
  • Bishop's cat tranformation.

    Bishop's cat tranformation.
    A field hand said that he saw the image of Bridget Bishop stealing eggs and then saw her transform herself into a cat.
  • Bridget Bishop

    Bridget Bishop
    Bridget Bishop is hanged on Gallows Hill.
  • Hanged.

    Sarah Good, Elizabeth Howe, Sarah Wilds, Susannah Martin and Rebecca Nurse are hanged on Gallows Hill.
  • Giles Corey

    Giles Corey
    Giles Corey refuses to stand trial, so the Court of Oyer and Terminer orders the sheriff to pile rocks on him.
  • Giles Corey, pressed to death

    Giles Corey, pressed to death
    Giles Corey is pressed to death with a pile of rocks.
  • Tituba's Tales of Voodoo

    Tituba's Tales of Voodoo
    During cold and bitter days, the girls of the Salem Village didn't have many entertainment sources. For entertainment they gathered around in a circle and told tales.
  • Ann Putnam's Confession of 1706,
    Ann Putnam confessed that she had falsely accused Sarah and others