The Crucible Project

  • The Crucible is 1953 play by the American Arthur Miller
  • The Crucible is based on the Salem Witch Trials that took place in Massachusetts
  • The Salem Witch Trials began in January 1962
  • Reverend Samuel daughter and niece became very ill
  • The Salem Witch Trials had an enormous impact on the colonial community
  • Twenty people died during the hysteria
  • The colony of Salem began as a small puritan settlement under British rule
  • The Salem Witch Trials was accused of being witches
  • Salem Witch Trials forever damaged reputations
  •  It resulted in the execution of twenty people
  • Witches were scapegoats for all the problems
  • The Salem witch trials accuser was highly respected
  • McCarthyism is the practice of making accusations, subversion, or treason without proper regard for evidence
  • McCarthyism was in the 1950s
  • It was accused of being communists
  • McCarthyism resulted in no direct deaths
  • The speculated cause was to promote campaign
  • The communist were scapegoats for society's problems. McCarthyism was highly respected
  • The McCarthyism and The crucible are alike because they both damaged reputation, and untrue accusation.

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