This was another era in our nation that people would rather forget. Many people would agree that they no longer exist today; however Arthur Miller, author of the play, "The Crucible", points out that society has not come very far from the days of the Salem witch trials This was the beginning of the Salem Witch Trials.
After living through this era and being one of the accused communists Miller wrote the book titled The Crucible in At the time there was a witch scare sweeping across the North East of America in a time we know today as the Salem Witch Trials.
One senator in particular, Joseph McCarthy took this one step further and made more than two-hundred accusations against these supposed communists, one of these people being Arthur Miller.
McCarthyism was one of those cases that changed history, likewise the Salem Witch Trials. In the events that happened in the. Governor Phips, who had arrived with a new charter, was unable to convene another provincial legislature to confirm the old statue until June 8.