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In 1692 The last hanging of those convicted of witchcraft in the Salem witch trials took place.
The episode is one of Colonial America’s most notorious cases of mass hysteria.
Actually, behind the convictions, There was a complex political, religious, and racial crisis.
The Torture of people accused of witchcraft led to bizarre confessions.
It is believed that PTSD may have been a factor for the false testimonies as Many refugees from King William’s War made accusations in the Salem trials.
It wasn’t until 2001 when the last five “guilty” witches had their names cleared.


In 1792 The French Republic was proclaimed.
Let’s see how the first French Republic was established but before we’d like to kindly ask you to subscribe to our channel If you enjoy our daily episodes.
The crisis has begun because of the economical situation in which France was.
At that time the prisons were hosting criminals as well as clergy and royalists.
On their own initiative, citizens entered the prisons and set up “popular tribunals” to hold perfunctory trials.
They had summarily executed between 1,100 and 1,400 prisoners, stabbing and hacking them to death with any instruments at hand.
This became known as the September Massacres.
As a result of the spike in public violence and the political instability, a Convention established the French First Republic and officially striped the king of all political powers.
The First Republic lasted until the declaration of the First Empire in 1804, under Napoleon.

In 1862 President Abraham Lincoln issues a preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, which sets a date for the freedom of more than 3.5 million black slaves in the United States.
Prior to the Proclamation, in accordance with the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, escaped slaves were either returned to their masters or held in camps as contraband for later return
After the proclamation, As soon as a slave escaped the control of the Confederate government, either by running away across Union lines or through the advance of federal troops, the slave was permanently free.

In 1888 The first issue of National Geographic Magazine was published. In addition to being well known for articles about scenery and history, the magazine has been recognized for its quality and its standard of photography.

In 1955 Commercial television began in Great Britain with the launch of ITV in London.
Television in the United Kingdom started in 1936 as a public service,free of advertising.
The first advertisement shown on the commercial television was for Gibbs SR toothpaste.
There are now 27,000 hours of domestic content produced a year.

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