- Era: First
- History: Arthur Miller's famous work The Crucible provides an insight into the mass hysteria that swept across the devout founders of the US in the late 1600s. The Salem Witch Trials occurred when a bizarre mis-application of faith was coupled with local feuds and led to a horrible series of tragic deaths by hanging and burning at the stake.
- Effect: Americans lose three wood.
In the First Era, as mentioned before, expansion and industry is key. This card can be quite painful for the US, especially if it happens to fall...