Sites for Background Research, by Topic

The Salem Witch Trials of the 1690s

The Salem Witchcraft Trials

Salem Witchcraft Hysteria

A Chronology of Events

The Carey Document: On the Trail of a Salem Death Warrant

The History of Witchcraft and Collective Psychology

Withcraft in the 17th Century, New England

What About Witches

Witchcraft Persecutions Before Salem

The Salem Witch Trials: Group Think at its Worst

The Puritans and New England in the 1690s

Mayflower Families


Puritanism in New England

The New England Colonies

The McCarthy Era and the Cold War (Post -945 America)

Senator Joe McCarthy


Senator Joe McCarthy - Speech on Communism

Communism and National Security - The Menace Emerges
Communism and National Security: The Menace Emerges

The Growth of the Anti-Communist Network
The Growth of the Anti-Communist Network

The State Steps In:Setting the Anti-Communist Agenda

Arthur Miller, Playwright

The Official Arthur Miller Website

On Arthur Miller

Essay by Arthur Miller on the Crucible