Comparing The Crucible And Mccarthyism

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The Crucible and McCarthyism slide show talks about Puritanism, Witchcraft, McCarthyism, and Arthur Miller. Out of the four, Witchcraft and McCarthyism were the ones that stood out the most. It said: “They considered witchcraft both a sin and a crime; it was a very serious accusation, which was carefully and thoroughly investigated.” This statement ties into the quote by Santayana, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it”. The events of Salem in the 1690s, are no different than the events throughout America in the 1950s. In both scenarios, the innocent are being accused without any proof. People lives were being ruined. Because McCarthy did not remember what happened in Salem, the events repeated themselves. Even though

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