Annotated Bibliography

Nick Lanier, Tekeyia, Amir Juwaied
22 April, 2014

"Army - McCarthy Hearings." History. A&E Television Networks, LLC., 2014. Web. 11      Apr. 2014.

This is an interesting website about the McCarthy hearings and how they

damaged his political career. The tabs across the top give more options than reading the

article. There are videos on the Cold War and other subjects related to McCarthyism.

There is also a tab to listen to the hearings that ended McCarthy’s political career.

"Arthur Miller: None Without Sin". August 3, 2006. . PBS. Web. April 20      2014

After World War 2, Arthur Miller had altered the theater by allowing people to view an honest direction of the country through plays. Miller was born on 1915 and his family struggled financially until Miller had enrolled in the University of Michigan to study playwriting in 1934. Arthur Miller began to work his plays through "The Crucible," which was set in Salem during the Which Hunts in the 177th century.

This website is exquisite because it not only reveals Arthur Miller's past, yet also shows how he endeavored to become a successful play-writer (which he did) due to his financial standings. Miller also became a writer for those who do not have a voice in America (Figuratively and maybe literally). He is an inspirational author who is a very significant gentleman in the American Theater.

“Cults That Never Were: The Satanic Ritual Abuse Scare (SRAS)”. Lecture Material:    Spiritual Community. Virginia Commonwealth University. Web. 20 Apr. 2014.

This webpage discusses the Satanic Ritual Abuse Scare (SARS) that happened in the late 80s and early 90’s. During this event, certain things happened that scared people into thinking that Satanic cults were running amuck. The accused, mostly daycare workers, were blamed on killings and molestations of children in perverted Satanic Rituals. This, of course, wasn’t true. Most of the evidence was either false or blown out of proportion. This site provides much background info and evidence against the idea that there were actually Satanic Cults molesting children and sacrificing babies.

Grove, Sophie. “Africa’s Modern Day Witch Hunts”. Newsweek. Newsweek  Magazine.Web. 20 Apr. 2014

In Africa today, there are still literal witch hunts. There are still camps in certain parts of Africa where people flee to to escape the witch hunts. Many villages accuse innocent people of witchcraft by means of absurd tests. And usually, these accusations are more based upon settling personal disputes. This is still prevalent today in African society. In this article, the modern witch hunts are examined by interviews with villagers and accused witches.

"Joseph McCarthy." Fact Monster. Who2?, LLC., 2014. Web. 11 Apr. 2014.

     This is a good website on Joseph McCarthy; there is information, that is short

and straight to the point, on McCarthy. It gives basic facts of McCarthy’s background

and his own personal approach of attacking anyone that he deemed a communist;

there is also information on what became of him after his “McCarthyism”.

Ray, Benjamin. Salem Witch Trials: Documentary Archive and Transcription Project.University of Virginia, 2002. Web. 15 Apr. 2014.

This website acts as an archive of information surrounding the Salem Witch Trials. Here, one can find things such as historical documents, maps and letters. It is a very good resource for those wishing to connect with the Salem Witch Trials on a more personal and in-depth level. And not only does it contain historical documents, but it also contains contemporary works based off of the Salem Witch Trials.

"The Salem Witch Trials, 1692," EyeWitness to History, 2000. Web. 15 Apr. 2014

This is an excellent webpage that depicts the Salem Witch Trials. It tells the story of Martha Corey, a woman accused of witchcraft. It also vividly describes other trials and things of that sort that happened during this event in history, such as one instance where an accused woman was found even more suspicious because of her pet bird. This is a great resource for those who wish to know more about some of the trials specifically.

Comment Stream