Setting Of The Crucible.
Salem, Massachusetts, 1692.
The setting of The Crucible is set in Salem, Massachusetts, 1692. This was a time when Salem was populated by Puritans. These Puritans believe that the is good and bad forces that stood for good and evil. The style of government that the Puritans used was theocracy. Theocracy means that God was the true leader of society.