The Situation: Your class will be reading The Crucible by Arthur Miller. In order to better comprehend and appreciate the play, the students should know that the play can be read as an allegory to Joseph McCarthy and his hunt for communism in American society during the 1950’s.
Your Task: Research Joseph McCarthy and the activities of HUAC. In your research, be sure to answer the questions below. Prepare to present your findings to the rest of the class.
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