These resources are about the McCarthy trials and the communist scare. Here you can find lesson plans, activities, source documents, biographies, video clips, and more. Included is an eThemes resource on “The Crucible” by Arthur Miller.
This is a multi-part unit on Anticommunism in Postwar America. Examine and discuss documents and transcripts from the era. Activities and printable worksheets for the lessons are available to download.
In this lesson student can explore issues faced by the United States when Eisenhower was president. Students can work in groups to role-play dinner time conversations that might have taken place during the 1950s.
These sites for high school students are focused on the Salem witch trials and "The Crucible." Was Arthur Miller's play historically accurate? Seventeenth century New England is explored and there are also some sites for teachers. Maps, videos, and audio files are found to explain the happenings at Salem in 1692.