Are the Salem Witch Trials and the Holocaust similar? The Salem Witch Trials and the Holocaust can be considered similar to one another due to many characteristics. In the Holocaust, Jewish people were killed for simply being Jewish. Hitler controlled a group called the Nazis, who controlled Germany from 1933 to 1945.( “The Holocaust”) This dictator despised Jews and discriminated against them for being greedy, and not fitting into society. Because of his hatred, Hitler attempted to kill off the Jewish population. The Jewish people did not do any wrongfulness or crime, however they were killed due to being Jewish. (“The Holocaust”)Innocent humans were being slaughtered, based on the belief that Jewish people were bad and were destroying
What do two events in different time periods have in common? The Salem Witch Trials and the Holocaust are both events in which people died from false accusations. People were tortured and killed for their religious beliefs.
In Salem Massachusetts, during the 17th century, the hunts for witches became and started in the 1300-1330’s ( Salem Witch Trials) . 100,000 people in this city is falsely accused of being a witch or practicing witchcraft ( Wallenfeldt) . Witches were considered to be followers…
The Crucible vs. Holocaust
Throughout history, there are millions of people have been unjustly persecuted for being falsely accused. In the 1940s, The Holocaust became one of the most famous genocides known to man, as the millions of Jews during the Holocaust had to face: being unfairly blamed for something they did not do. In The Crucible, by Arthur Miller shows how people of The Salem of Witch Trials had to face the same false accusation and the consequences where many lives had been taken. Although…
order to get rid of the spirits. If that person was still alive, the procedure was successful
Correlated with ‘The Crucible’ where Tituba, Sarah Good & Sarah Osborne are accused of witchcraft in Salem, 1692
What to do with the witches?!
Exodus 22:18- Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live
Leviticus 20:27- A man also or woman that hath a familiar spirit, or that is a wizard, shall surely be put to death: they shall stone them with stones: their blood shall be upon them.