John Proctor

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Victim or Perpetrator
 He was accused of witchcraft
 Proctor’s accusers Ann Putnam, Mastris Pope, Mary
Warren, Mircy Lewes and Abigail Williams testify
against John.
 His accuser’s said his ghost tortured them by pinching
and choking them. Ann Putnam said John made her
write in the Devil’s book.
Social Status
 John moved to Salem to raise a family of three as
well as to obtain more land for farming.
 Within the Puritan community, John was well
respected and had great pride before the trials.
 Comparatively, John would be considered a middle
class citizen.
 However, John voiced against witch craft resulting in
negative respect
Personal Life
 John had two wives before the trials and one,
Elizabeth Bassett, during the trials.
 Proctor was 60 years old when he was executed
Christian Like?
 According to the Puritan belief, marriage had to be
consensual by both persons. They also wanted the
person to be happy. John however had three
different wives. He was a caring person but he did
not stay strong to his religion.
What else?
 He was an enormous man who had a little trouble
making good choices and keeping his mouth shut.
 First male to be accused of witch craft.
 All of his children were eventually accused
 His wife got accused but got out of execution
because she was pregnant
 After he died, Proctor’s family was given 150 pounds