The Crucible: An Analysis

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“Donald J. Trump is calling for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States,” Donald J. Trump, December 7, 2015 (CNN.) America, the land of the free and the home of the brave. A place believed and expected to be where all are welcome. All people, no matter what their beliefs, race, background, etc., are able to live happily in this founded country. They’re able to live out their beliefs and freely be who they are, without being afraid of being judged or persecuted in doing so. Sadly, this is no longer the case for all people, and it’s very clear that there are distinct similarities with this and the novel, “The Crucible,” we read based on the persecution of those who were accused of witchcraft back in 1692. So what’s…show more content…
Our ancestors fought for their lives because they were tired in living in such unjust conditions where they weren’t allowed to live out their or live in a fair community. That’s why they came to this country, so they could live a just life, so they could practice their beliefs freely. This “New Land” founded for all people to be invited and and be able to live out their beliefs freely, without being excluded, persecuted, or judged for them. This ban ridicules all of these essentials this country laid down as its foundation from the start. This Travel Ban or aka “Muslim Ban” is not allowing Muslims in based on their religion and their beliefs. To be fair, the real reason for President Trump banning the Muslim people is because most terrorist are part of the Muslim religion, but that does not justify the situation. Not all Muslims are terrorists, in fact, most Muslims are not terrorist. Just because some people of a certain religion or culture do something, that doesn’t mean everyone does it, making it a “trial by fire” because it’s if they have to prove that they are not terrorists and that they simply just are part of the Muslim religion. Upon speaking with a friend a week or so ago, we talked of how this situation is similar to the KKK and racism. Some white people were extremely racist and killed people of color as part of the KKK, but we cannot assume all white…show more content…
They can’t prove otherwise, either admit to it and go to prison or be killed, meaning there’s no way to prove themselves innocent, the same as with the Muslims because they’re seen as guilty terrorists and apparently according to this order passed, if you believe otherwise you’re wrong because these people are all terrorists in the eyes of the government
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