Joe Mccarthyism And The Crucible

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The Crucible is a play written in the 1950’s to explain McCarthyism, which was a time period in which members of the communists party were being seeked because of the thought of them trying to overthrow the government. It was a movement led by Senator Joe McCarthy and it ruined many innocent lives because of its drive to seek what it thought to be the truth, no matter who was hurt in the process. There have been many events throughout history that portrayed the same concept being done. This would include the internment camps formed to hold Japanese-Americans during World War ll.

Tension grew between the two superpowers during the war. The United States and Japan fought over the disaster that took place at Pearl Harbor in the mid-1940s. As

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