Course Syllabus

 

Course Description

"Salem Unveiled: A Deep Dive into the Enigma of the Witch Trials"

The haunting echoes of Salem, Massachusetts in 1692 reverberate through the annals of American history with a chilling resonance. A quaint town, marred by a frenzy of paranoia, saw the persecution and execution of many in the name of witchcraft. This dark chapter, while not a pivotal turning point like the Revolutionary War, has nonetheless captured the collective imagination, inspiring countless debates, theories, and narratives over the centuries.

Why has the Salem Witch Trials maintained such a stronghold on our cultural psyche? "Salem Unveiled" seeks to unravel this very enigma.

Course Highlights:

  1. Setting the Stage: Traverse the cobbled streets of Colonial Salem. Delve deep into the socio-political and cultural backdrop that simmered with tensions, laying fertile ground for chaos.

  2. A Timeline of Terror: Chart the escalating events, from innocent murmurs of superstitions to the deafening cries for justice against supposed witches.

  3. Behind the Accusations: Journey into the minds of accusers. Unearth their motivations, fears, and ambitions that catalyzed the hysteria.

  4. Faces of the Accused: Bring to light the stories, hopes, and dreams of those thrust into the limelight under grim circumstances. Delve into their lives, seeking clues that led to their unfortunate fates.

  5. Inside the Courtroom: Examine the intricacies of the legal proceedings. Dissect how societal influencers, high-ranking officials, and religious leaders swayed the hand of justice, often with dire outcomes.

  6. Legacy and Lessons: As the dust settled on the trials, Salem was forever changed. Explore the aftermath and the indelible marks left on the fabric of American society.

  7. The Echoes of History: Discover how the trials influenced art, literature, and contemporary culture, immortalizing Salem's story in myriad forms.

"Salem Unveiled" is more than a historical course—it's a journey through the psyche of a society on the edge. With a blend of rigorous research, poignant narratives, and immersive storytelling, this course promises not just knowledge but profound insights.

Join us as we traverse time, delving into a world where reason battled superstition, where voices were suppressed, and where echoes of cries for justice still linger. Uncover the lessons, warnings, and stories buried in Salem's soil, ensuring they're neither forgotten nor repeated.

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe Salem in the 1600s.
  • Identify Samuel Parris.
  • Summarize the suspicion of witchcraft during this period of time.
  • Identify the accusers and their arguments.
  • Summarize the magistrates and the suspects.
  • Describe the judges, ministers, and the law.
  • Identify Bridget Bishop and Rebecca Nurse and their roles in the Salem Witch Trials.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Lesson 1 Exam 10 points
Lesson 2 Assignment 25 points
Lesson 2 Exam 10 points
Lesson 3 Exam 10 points
Lesson 4 Exam 10 points
Lesson 5 Assignment 25 points
Lesson 5 Exam 10 points
Lesson 6 Exam 9 points
Lesson 7 Assignment 25 points
Lesson 7 Exam 10 points
Comment on Bridget Bishop 25 points
Lesson 8 Exam 10 points
Lesson 9 Assignment 25 points
Lesson 9 Exam 10 points
Lesson 10 Exam 9 points
The Final Exam 45 points
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