How many people were killed in the Salem witch trials?

The series of trials in Massachusetts in 1692-93, known as the Salem witch trials, resulted in 27 convictions.

Of those, 20 were executed: 19 were hanged, one was crushed to death.

In 1693, Massachusetts governor William Phips created a new court, with stricter guidelines for evidence.

Through it, remaining prisoners were either acquitted or set free.

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