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Converging Worlds by Louise A. Breen

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JUDGMENT AT SALEM: WAR,WITCHCRAFT, AND EMPIRE

1645–47

Massive witch hunt occurs in Civil-War England.

1684

English government revokes the Massachusetts charter.

1686

Edmund Andros arrives as governor of the Dominion of New England.

1688

William and Mary displace Catholic James II in England's Glorious Revolution; English flouting of treaty provisions with Wabanakis prompts frontier violence; Catholic laundress convicted of witchcraft.

Sept. 1688

Edmund Andros launches military expedition to the “eastern partes.”

Apr. 1689

Overthrow of Edmund Andros in Massachusetts; Coode's Rebellion against Catholic proprietor in Maryland.

May 1689

Leisler's Rebellion in New York feeds on fear of Catholicism in high places.

1689–99

War of the League of Augsburg between ...

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