The Crucible is said to be significantly related with McCarthyism during the early 1900s in America. Arthur Miller, the author of the play The Crucible was inspired to write about the late 1600s witch-hunting incident because of a massive hysteria that aroused McCarthyism to emerge in the 1900s. Joseph McCarthy was an American politician that became the Republican Senator from the state of Wisconsin played a major role in McCarthyism. In order to achieve the office, during his campaign, McCarthy announced false claims against La Follette who was the preceding Senator of McCarthy. During his office as a Senator, McCarthy claimed that there were numerous communist subversives and Soviet (Russian) spies in the federal government and elsewhere in the nation.
Sandra Dunmore 2118 U.S. Hist.1311 The Cold War The Cold War by Jeremy Isaac and Taylor Downing is a book about the history of the U.S. In this book the author talks about how communism has been a part of U.S. history since the eighteenth century. Soviet Union leaders, such as Marx, Lenin, and Stalin continued to spread communism to other nations. The Cold War was not a war of weapons but a war to stop the spread of communism. The book goes into details about how the United States used every media outlet to convince the public of the horrors of communism.
Political Witchhunt of the 60s ( McCarthyism ) Research Essay Political Witch hunts of the 40 - 60s has always been a discussive topic throughout years. It involved with many other occasions that happened during the Cold War between the United State and the Soviet Union in McCarthy Era. There are many different opinions about the affects of it, wether it should be considered as recklessness or a great movement, on society and politic in the middle age, but it’s undeniable that it was “ indeed for the purpose of weakening the entire political opposition to the Cold War against the Soviet Union.” (The McCarthy Period) After World War II, Americans' fear of Germans and Japanese was transferred onto the communist Soviet Union. Eventhough
Salem Witch Trials In Taking Side, articles written by author Kyle Koehler, (1980), Was the Salem Witchcraft Hysteria a Product of Women’s Search for Power?, and by author, Laurie Winn Carlson, (1999), A Fever in Salem: A New Interpretation of the New England Witch Trials, had very different opinions of what happened during The Salem Witch Trials. Their opinions are based on the judicial process of suspected witches, living in Salem Massachusettes, during the 1690’s. As a woman, and registered nurse, I can relate to both sides of the authors interpretations. Women wanting equal rights, respect, and the same opportunities as men. Understanding of the disease process of encephalitis, and how it affects the mind, body, and spirit.
Proctor tried to protect his wife from this and Hester tried to protect Dimsdale’s name; unfortunately they were both punished for it. John and Hester still have their differences. One difference was how they were punished for their sin. Proctor was condemned to death for his sin and Hester was put on a public scaffold for her sin. Also Hester’s name was known thru the town to have committed adultery.
After World War II drew to a conclusion, the long Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union began. In the 1950s, tensions ran high between America and its one-time ally, and fear of the Communists was widespread. Joseph McCarthy, a little known senator from Wisconsin, exploited the fears of the masses in an attempt to gain popularity and a good reputation. He declared that not only did Americans face the Communist threat overseas. McCarthy spearheaded an effort to rid the country of Communism in a mass movement called the Red Scare.
He explains the difference between unjust and just laws saying a just law is one that is made by man but parallels the code and laws of God. And thus, he can rightfully tell people to disobey the unjust segregation ordinances because they are not morally correct.  He then point out the distinction between his arrest for not having a permit to parade, and that he was really arrested because he was promoting desegregation. He then points out the First amendments right of peaceful assembly and protest. He says that if you are going to disobey the law you must do it so with a willingness to admit it and acceptance of the appropriate punishment- that in turn is an example of respecting the
From in a cell, he jots down almost rebel like ideas, which is to be free from having a religion forced upon any single being. In this initial strategy of steering the emotions of the readers, Pane tells the readers “I believe in one God, and no more” (100), he exposes his stance but does not overly enforce his beliefs so the readers will not be subjected to them. I think that this is very important because if Pane did over insert his views then he would be going against his own teachings. Pane then goes on to talk about a few religions, discussing the problems he finds with them. I found this to be his main strategy of grabbing the reader’s attention and expressing his purpose to them.
However, Adolph Hitler’s Germany and Mussolini’s Italy, and Stalin’s Soviet Union threatened American democracy. World War II brought on new challenges for the FBI. As Hitler, Mussolini, and Stalin, conquered Europe, the American Depression continued. The Depression provided the opportune time for radicalism in the United States as it did in Europe. European Fascists had their counterparts and supporters in the United States in the German-American Bund, Silver Shirts, and similar groups.
There is evidence that I will provide that says you can disobey and still act in a godly manner. Government is necessary in our society, especially today with all the bad people in this world who do not know Christ. There are things in this world that are evidences of a devil. These things include rape, robbery, murder, assault, dishonesty, riots, racism, war, abortion and many other situations that go on in today’s society. If there were no government, there would be absolute chaos, and even more horrible things would go on because there would also be no consequences.