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1 Bellwork What makes people act as a mob? What makes people act as a mob? What are the results of mob action? What are the results of mob action?

2 Common core RL 3 Analyze the impact of the authors choice regarding how to develop and relate elements of a story or drama (e.g. where a story is set, how the action is ordered, how the characters are introduced and developed). RL 3 Analyze the impact of the authors choice regarding how to develop and relate elements of a story or drama (e.g. where a story is set, how the action is ordered, how the characters are introduced and developed).

3 Play the History channel video here on the Salem witch trials and witch hunts. Play the History channel video here on the Salem witch trials and witch hunts. Fo to Holt Online Textbook Fo to Holt Online Textbook Go to Student Resources Go to Student Resources Click on Media and Technology Click on Media and Technology Click on History Videos Click on History Videos Click on The Crucible Click on The Crucible Answer handout questions Answer handout questions

4 The Crucible by Arthur Miller

5 Arthur Miller Family comfortable until the Great Depression Family comfortable until the Great Depression Worked at a warehouse to make money for college Worked at a warehouse to make money for college Won several awards for his plays in college Won several awards for his plays in college

6 Arthur Miller First Broadway hit was All My Sons First Broadway hit was All My Sons He won a Pulitizer Prize for Death of a Salesman He won a Pulitizer Prize for Death of a Salesman He wrote Death of a Salesman in six weeks He wrote Death of a Salesman in six weeks Rise to fame occurs during a difficult time in American history Rise to fame occurs during a difficult time in American history 1940s to 1950s congress looking for communist 1940s to 1950s congress looking for communist

7 Arthur Miller Miller was forced to testify before congress Miller was forced to testify before congress He refused to name names and charged with contempt of congress He refused to name names and charged with contempt of congress He was also black listed for a time He was also black listed for a time He compared his experience to the Salem Witch trails of 1692 and wrote The Crucible He compared his experience to the Salem Witch trails of 1692 and wrote The Crucible

8 Arthur Miller Was married three times Was married three times First to his college sweetheart from 1940 to 1956, Mary Slatthery – two kids First to his college sweetheart from 1940 to 1956, Mary Slatthery – two kids Second wife was movie star and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe – while married to her he didn’t write much 1956 to 1961 Second wife was movie star and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe – while married to her he didn’t write much 1956 to 1961 Third wife was photographer Inge Morath, 1962 to 2002 Third wife was photographer Inge Morath, 1962 to 2002

9 Joseph McCarthy 1940s to 1950 America is concerned with the growth of communism in Eastern Europe and China 1940s to 1950 America is concerned with the growth of communism in Eastern Europe and China McCarthy ( ) takes advantage of this concern soon after being elected to the senate in 1946 McCarthy ( ) takes advantage of this concern soon after being elected to the senate in 1946 He claimed that more than 200 card carrying communist had infiltrated the U.S. government He claimed that more than 200 card carrying communist had infiltrated the U.S. government

10 Joseph McCarthy McCarthy’s accusations heightened the 1938 House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) which was an anti- Communist organ McCarthy’s accusations heightened the 1938 House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) which was an anti- Communist organ Few people stood up to McCarthy and the anti-Communist machine Few people stood up to McCarthy and the anti-Communist machine Over 300 artist were blacklisted and for many it ended their careers Over 300 artist were blacklisted and for many it ended their careers

11 Exit Ticket Write 3 interesting facts that you learned about the Salem Witch Trials of Write 3 interesting facts that you learned about the Salem Witch Trials of 1692.

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