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Crucible

Summary: From June through September of 1692, nineteen men and women, were convicted of witch craft and were sentence to death. These events took place in a small village name Salem, and it's described in Arthur Millers play, the crucible. Miller wrote the play to parallel the situation in the McCarthy era, because he was blacklisted as a communist.
From June through September of 1692, nineteen men and women, were convicted of witch craft and were sentence to death. These events took place in a small village name Salem, and it's described in Arthur Millers play, the crucible. Miller wrote the play to parallel the situation in the McCarthy era, because he was blacklisted as a communist.

1959 was a year which the witch hunt repeated. It was just after the World War II and the idea of communism was being formed in other countries, and America was afraid. Joseph McCarthy told the world that he has lists of possible communist in America, and he started the witch hunt of the twentieth century. The Salem witch hunt took place because of a young twelve year old girl name Abigail Williams. She starts to name people, after she is caught dancing naked in the forest. Eventually hundred's of people were named...

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