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Unformatted text preview: treated unjustly by the Germans. 3. Scapegoats in both cases were targeted for not being involved in religion or solely because of their religion 4. Scapegoats in both cases are innocent and many die 5. Mob mentality occurs in both cases. People want to be part of the group so they also target the scapegoats and believe what the high-ranking officials say. This causes the injustices to escalate to a new level a. Salem- Many people go with what others believe even though it contradicts their own beliefs to stay alive. A prime example of this is Mary Warren, who turns against the Proctors just to fit in with Abigail Williams. b. Holocaust- Not all Germans hated the Jewish race. However, many German citizens believed Hitler would murder them if they did not support his cause of exterminating the Jewish race. Therefore, they follow what the majority of all other Germans believe which is killing all the Jewish people....
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This note was uploaded on 09/05/2011 for the course ENGL 1101 taught by Professor Barlow during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Southern University .
- Spring '08