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THE CRUCIBLE INTRODUCTORY WEBQUEST Research is about reading information from various sources, putting it through your brain filter, then expressing your findings into your own words. Research is NOT googling for a quick answer. That said, each section has suggested websites for you to try. Some will be helpful, some will be blocked but keep reading until you find the answers to your questions. The answers to the questions below need to be HANDWRITTEN, not type
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  THE CRUCIBLE   INTRODUCTORY WEBQUEST Research is about reading information from various sources, putting it through your brain filter, then expressing your findings into your own words. Research is NOT googling for a quick answer. That said, each section has suggested websites for you to try. Some will be helpful, some will be blocked but keep reading until you find the answers to your questions. The answers to the questions below need to be HANDWRITTEN, not typed. You may access this document at shaynaharris.com so you can click the links    The Salem Witch Trials Use these websites to find your answers for this section. If you can’t find an answer, go on to the next site and keep reading. Please identify which website you used for each question.    http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/salem.htm       http://www.nationalgeographic.com/salem/       http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/salem/ASAL_CH.HTM       http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/salem/ASAL_WA.HTM       http://www.cavalierdaily.com/2010/11/12/modern-day-witch-hunts/  Questions: 1.   What were some beliefs about witchcraft and witches people held in the past? 2.   What were the Salem witchcraft trials? 3.   What are some possible explanations (at least 2) for the Salem witchcraft trials? 4.   What options did an accused witch have in Salem? 5.   How quickly did things get out of hand in Salem? 6.   How long did the Salem witchcraft trials go on for? 7.   What sort of evidence was used to arrest accused witches? 8.   Do “witch hunts” still happen? If so, can you think of anything that has happened in this  c ountry that would be considered a “witch hunt” ? Arthur Miller   Use these websites to find your answers for this section. If you can’t find an answer, go on to the next site and keep reading. Please identify which website you used for each question. o   http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/amiller.htm  o   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Miller  o   http://www.ibiblio.org/miller/life.html   Questions: 1.   Where and when was Arthur Miller born? 2.   What award did The Crucible win? 3.   Name the famous actress to whom he was married. 4.   What were Miller’s political beliefs (include his communist connections)?   McCarthyism   Use these websites to find your answers for this section. If you ca n’t find an answer, go on to the next site and keep reading. Please identify which website you used for each question. o   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McCarthyism  o   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_McCarthy  o   http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAmccarthyism.htm  o   http://history.howstuffworks.com/american-history/mccarthyism.htm  o   http://www.bookrags.com/research/mccarthyism-aaw-04/  Questions: 1.   Provide a short definition of Communism. Describe America’s attitude toward communists and   Communism during the late 1940’s and early 1950’s.  2.   Who was the President of the United States during this time? 3.   What is containment? What is the domino theory? 4.   What speech did he make, and how did it kick of the Red Scare? 5.   What is HUAC? Describe its mission under McCarthy. 6.   Who were the Hollywood Ten, and what happened to them? 7.   When such people as Larry Parker and Roy Huggins “named names,” what happened to the people they named? If you were “named” and refused to talk, what happened?  8.   Who were McCarthy’s “helpers” on HUAC? What was their role?     
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