Joseph McCarthy was to be sent to trial and they would have to say who sent them there or who convicted them. Using the following web sites, answer these questions. III. Hysteria: Use the earlier two sites and these two new sites to answer part of the questions below. A. What are some possible causes for the hysteria in Salem? Some possible causes for the hysteria in Salem was punishment, indian attacks and smallpox outbreak. B. What prompted the hysteria during the Red Scare? The hysteria was prompted by the WWI to take the anti-immigrant sympathies and foreigners to the US government which eventually created craze during the Red Scare. IV. Comparing/Contrasting the play to actual historical events. How do they differ? How are they alike? A. List three ways that Miller’s play differs from the actual Salem court trials. 1 .People who won't pledge guilty, they would be punished 2. Witchcraft was punishable 3. People were hanged, not burned B. List three similarities of the Salem Witch Trials to the Red Scare of the 1950s. 1. Witchcraft was an act against God and was unholy 2. Fear of some kind of activity (non-Christian activities or un-American activities) 3. Family feud, mistrust, and religious fights. Also everyone pointed fingers to blame a person. Use the following sites to answer the questions below (Click on the "stones" and "chronology" links too here) V. Images of Salem. A. How do the graves of the actual people who were accused of being witches differ from those who were the
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