Witchcraft: The First American Conspiracy Theory

bulletDocuments (not required unless marked with an asterisk)
bullet*John Winthrop, "A Modell of Christian Charity" (pay most attention to the "city on a hill" passage)
bullet*Examination of a Salem "Witch" (brief) 
bulletLate-breaking news on Salem witchcraft trials
bulletNathaniel Hawthorne, "Young Goodman Brown" (short story satirizing Salem witchcraft fears)
bullet*The Malleus Maleficarum ("Hammer of Witches"): German witch-hunting manual -- not necessary to read all of it, but read enough to get a feel for it
bulletResource: Witchcraft in Salem Village -- if I had known about this site before the semester started, the book would not have been necessary
bullet Other Salem Witchcraft web sites (for interest only, and rather lame if the truth be told)
bulletSalem Massachusetts Witch Trials (from the Salem city web site, which amusingly has items on it for or about present-day witches)
bulletSalem Witch Hysteria (interactive game of sorts from National Geographic)
bulletSalem Witch Museum