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By: Gabby Finn.  Ad Populum- In logic, an argumentum ad populum (Latin: "appeal to the people") is a fallacious argument that concludes a proposition.

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1 By: Gabby Finn

2  Ad Populum- In logic, an argumentum ad populum (Latin: "appeal to the people") is a fallacious argument that concludes a proposition to be...  Appeal to Popularity- Most people approve of X (have favorable emotions towards X). Therefore X is true.  Bandwagon- A psychological phenomenon whereby people do something primarily because other people are doing it, regardless of their own beliefs, which they may ignore or override.

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4  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DD WYHg99018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DD WYHg99018

5 Abigail claims that she sees several women with the dvil, once she proposes this idea all of the other girls jump on bandwagon and follows the other girls. Act 1 (pg 189)  Abigail: “ I want to open myself! I want the light of God, I want the sweet love of jesus! I danced for the Devil; I saw him: I wrote in his book; I go back to Jesus; I kiss his hand. I saw Sarah Good with the devil! I saw Goody Osburn with the Devil! I saw Bridget Bishop with the Devil!”  Betty: “ I saw George Jacobs with the devil! I saw Goody Howe with the devil!... I saw Martha Bellow with the devil!  Parris: "She speaks! She speaks!"  Hale: “ Glory to God! It is broken, they are free!”  Abigail: “ I saw Goody Sibber with the devil!”  Putnam: “The Marshal. I’ll call the Marshal!”  Betty: “ I saw Alice Barrow with the devil!”  Hale: “ Let the Marshal bring irons!”

6 Everyone in the court is going along with it. Once one person thinks it they all start to question it. Act 3 (pg.223)  Elizabeth: “ I came to think he fancied her. And so one night I lost my wits, I think, and put her out on the highroad.”  Danforth: “ Your husband-did he indeed turn from you?”  Elizabeth: “ My husband-is a goudly man, sir.”  Danforth: “then did he not turn from you?”  Elizabeth: “He-”  Danforth: “Look at me! To your own knowledge, has John Proctor ever committed the crime of lechery? Answer my question! Is your husband a lecher!  Elizabeth: “No, sir.”

7  (definition of appeal to popularity)  ab&q=ad+populum+definition&oq=ad+populum+definition&gs_l=serp.3..0l2j0i30l j1j7-1j0j les%3B c.1.4.psy- ab.jQkn6PkIqsI&pbx=1&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_qf.&fp=b b85606b5&biw=1280& bih=827 (ad populum definition) 


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