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The Red Scare

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The Red Scare was a propaganda technique used during a series of US wars to promote fear of communism. This technique was most prominent during World War 2, and was heavily supported by Senator Joseph McCarthy.
The Red Scare was a period in which Americans feared that Communists would try to achieve world domination. People were afraid this would be done by infiltrating free governments and gaining control of their countries. People were also afraid of nuclear attack by Communist powers. The fear began soo…
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A nation wide fear of communistsA fear that communists and radicals were plotting revolution in the United States NOVANET
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January 21th 1919 was the first day of The Red Scare.
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Following the end of The Great War (WW I), the "Red Scare" developed in the United States. It was partly caused by a fear of communists, socialists, anarchists, immigrants, and radical labor groups that were developing in industrialized nations at this time. Plus, the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia …
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Communists.
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The red scare started because derek whitely is a champ!
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Answer The red scare ended when McCarthy was sensured.
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Senator Joseph McCarthy accused hundreds of actors, directors, and screenwriters of Communism with his Hollywood Blacklist. Many of the entertainment professionals were barred from their professions.
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it was the fear that communism would spread to the United States, like it did with some other countries.
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During the first Red Scare, 1919-1920, the President was Woodrow Wilson. During the second Red Scare, 1947-1957, President Harry S Truman served from 1945 - 1953 and Dwight D. Eisenhower served from 1953 - 1961.
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That is a very complicated question, but let me try to give it some context. The Red Scare did not come out of nowhere. In fact, it has deep historical roots. For generations, ultra-conservatives in a society have sought to distract the public from very real problems by offering scapegoats who are b…
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In the Salem Witch Trials, this was driven by a very influential and important man in 16th century who believe in witch craft, his name was Cotton Mather. He was a Minister in the Puritan Church. He believe that the Puritan church alone could purify the evil that existed and through the Witch Hunts …
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many panicked and accused innocent people of being communist. civil rights were tested and found to be insignificant during a time of crisis
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Both events in history involved the killing of innocent people who were believed to be part of either witchcraft or communism
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Joseph McCarthy was a Senator who ruined the careers of many people by calling them Communists, or "Reds," without sufficient proof. In 1950, anti-communist hysteria began to emerge in the USA as encouraged by the actions of Senator Joe McCarthy who began accusing high-ranking US officials of being…
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Both the Salem Witch Trials and the Red Scare of the 1950's were prompted by fear -- fear of being called out, fear of having to inform on others, fear of who was being arrested. The resulting hysteria was caused by this fear. In both the Salem Witch Trials and the Red Scare of the 1950's, informe…
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The Red Scare of the 1950s has been called a modern witch hunt. People were accused and convicted of Communism based on tenuous evidence like the witch trials; mass hysteria caused people to believe things that were ridiculous; and everyone realized how stupid it had been too late, lives had already…
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The red scare came in the wake of World War I. It showed an excessive fear leading to violations of individual rights.
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There were two general periods known as the Red Scare. The first was shortly after the Russian Revolution that created the USSR. This was from 1917 to 1920. The activity of socialist and "workers" groups led many to fear a similar uprising in the US and the West. Germany experienced this near the en…
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The Crucible directly relates to the red scare in that a small group of people were able to accuse a larger group of innocents. Arthur Miller wrote the play in direct response to the hearings that were going on in Washington D.C.
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The Red Scare involved the spread of Anti-Communism In the United States.
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The fear of communism spreading and the threat of a nuclear fallout
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He conducted hearings on communist subversion in America and investigated alleged communist infiltration of the armed forces. But he did it in a way that advanced his own power and fame, and caused a great deal of trial and hardship for citizens who had different legitimate points of view politicall…
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The Answer Is : Communist russia was increasing in size and control. making the us govnt scared. also Truman hated communist. leading to the red scare
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Communist russia was increasing in size and control. making the us govnt scared. also Truman hated communist. leading to the red scare
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Immigration RestrictionsThe Red Scare was one factor that led to new restrictions onimmigration. Other factors were two ideas that grew strong in Americain the 1920s. One of the ideas was that people born in America weresuperior to immigrants. The other was that America should keep itstraditional cu…
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Both nationwide panics occurred in an immediate postwar period, when the public was calling for a "return to normalcy." In both cases, constitutional rights were severely abused in the process of discriminating against radicals, communists, and anarchists.
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long story short---basically most of the people in the U.S. were being paranoid about the threat of communism. so this also effected education. example: iif a teacher was suspected of being a communist then they would suspend that teacher without pay. the end
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In American history, the First Red Scare took place in the period 1917-1920, and was marked by a widespread fear of anarchism, as well as the effects of radical political agitation in American society. Fueled by anarchist bombings and spurred on by Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer.
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The Red Scare in the U.S. was significant as a test of democracy and as an enduring reminder of the importance and also difficulty of freedom of speech, belief, and value. American leadership struggled with the external threat of Communism as well as the temptation to become internally repressive. T…
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Labor unions were the groups that were most affected by the Red Scare. Some American businesses used the Red Scare as a method to demonize labor unions, claiming they were all communists. As a result, the unions, who had become very strong, lost over a million members. In actuality, communist member…
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The Red Scare occurred after several U.S communist strikes in the early 1900s. It especially grew in scope due to Russia's growing power and the murders of the royal family in 1917.
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because giant twizzeler were attacking the us and obama was osama in disguise at 9/11
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A. Mitchell Palmer was a lawyer and legislator and, from 1919-1921, he was Attorney General of the United States. He is best known for his highly publicized campaigns against suspected radicals, which started the Red Scare of 1919-1920.
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The two Red Scares focused on different topics involving communism. During the first Red Scare, the fear was focused on the spread of communism via far left agitators. The Second Red Scare, on the other hand, focused on a worker revolution and radical politics.
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The Red Scare in the United States started in 1919, sparked by the Russian Revolution. There was also the Second Red Scare in the 1950s, driven by figures such as Joseph McCarthy.
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it occured because of paranoia between communist and supervisors
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People panicked about the spreading of communism.
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Joseph McCarthy. :D
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Yes, the Red Scare did violate the constitutional rights of many American citizens. This included illegal searches of those suspected of being communist supporters. The Red Scare also created a sense of fear and paranoia that swept the nation as a whole.
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The Red Scare was primarily caused by a fear of communists, socialists, anarchists, immigrants, and radical labor groups that were developing in industrialized nations at this time.
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One factor that led to the postwar Red Scare was the fear after World War I that anarchy would take over the United States. The same thing happened after World War II. Only then, the people of the United States feared that Communism would take over.
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Various international and domestic conditions led to the Red Scare. Primarily, it was due to the Bolshevik Russian Revolution of 1917.
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Communist countries during the Red Scare include Russia, China, Eastern Europe, and Korea. The Cincinnati Reds baseball team changed their name to the "Redlegs" during the scare so their name wouldn't be associated with communism.
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It took about a decade and a half
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The Red Scare was a response to Communism
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The labor strikes during the 20s, especially the Boston Police Strike of 1919, frightened Americans. It was feared that the strikes were being controlled by communist or socialist agitators or anarchists. There was also fear of immigrants during this time period. The Russian Revolution, the violence…
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The formation of the AFL The denial of the equal rights amendmentBombs being mailed to prominent capitalistsEmma Goldman and other radicals were forced to leave the country.
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it was mcarthyism
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because we folkilla all day errday king love
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no one died as a result of the "Red Scare"!
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the person who said note to everyone do it your self needs to shut up also what if they don't know the answer you cant tell them to do it therself anyways you came on answers.com that mean that you needed help with something think about what your going to do when you get back on this website aga…
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WWI was to blame.
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Arthur miller wrote about the red scare, since he himself was accused of being Communist. His play, The Crucible, is about the Salem which trials, in which men and women were accused of whichcraft and put to death because of it. Arthur Miller drew parallels between both the red scare and the Salem w…
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1917-1920
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It was created in part by US Senator Joseph McCarthy (R) of Wisconsin who fueled the flames with reports of Communist Spies at very high levels and positions in the US Government. He was the media darling of the day and had a strong presence on both radio and Television. His gimmick was to wave a fo…
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The way the trials were held, using fear and bias, were exactly like the trials of the red scare. they both have something to do with convicting, imprisoning, and killing innocent people.
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a huge list of people in Hollywood was compiled during the red scare. supposedly these people had an affiliation with the communist party. many of these people were wrongfully tried and imprisoned.
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he saw that the red scare was just like the Salem witch trials.during the trials people were convited for bing so called "witches" and were sentened to hang, but the proof was a comlete hoax and the people were hanged for no rewason.you should reed the crucible and compare it to the 50s red scare
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anti-communism
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Nowhere was exempt, but it came out of the halls of Congress and spread from there.
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A revolution in Russia
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There were actually two periods referred to as a "red scare."1) Around the end of World War I (1917-1920), shortly after the communists took power in Russia, there was a scare in the United States that we had been infiltrated by Communist spies or Americans who supported Communism. The workers organ…
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Post WWI there was a scare in the United States that we had been infiltrated by Communist spies or Americans who supported Communism. During this time there were a lot of innocent people that were put in jail, killed out of fear, etc. that were thought to be Communist supporters but were just people…
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The read scare was when people in America thought Democracy was being jepordized and people were becoming communists and trying to "overthrow" (for lack of a better word) the democratic government. Alot of innocent people were put on these government lists ( i forget the name) if they were even susp…
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It was an affect to the 1920s because it just was. It was a time period where people were scared of the communist party.
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Shortly after the end of World War I and the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia, the Red Scare took hold in the United States. A nationwide fear of communists, socialists, anarchists, and other dissidents suddenly grabbed the American psyche in 1919 following a series of anarchist bombings. The nation w…
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Red means rojo y la persona que lea la palabra rojo me lo cojo
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Some suspected that unions were dominated by left-wingers and suggested they were communists, turning the public against them
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Because Americans were afraid of communism and anarchism and did not like how the russians(communists) were coming over to their land so they created a quota system or a limit on immigration Hoped this helps(:
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The Red Scare took over the United States
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The Second Red Scare has more to do with McCarthism.They are similar in a way that the America feared the increase of communism.It seems like the first red scare was more violent and booms before the world wars while the second red scare was more to do with wrong -witch hunt like- accuses. Especiall…
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1919. http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/Saccov/redscare.html
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Following the Bolshevik revolution in Russia and the establishment of the Soviet Union, the Communists made efforts to promote revolutions in Europe and the US. In 1919, President Wilson appointed A. Mitchell Palmer as his attorney-general. His attempts to root out the communists, anarchists, and ot…
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The fall of china lead to communist control. With this communist control take over, it made the reactionary forces in the United States scared that communism would expand.
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http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/Saccov/redscare.html http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1343.html http://newman.baruch.cuny.edu/digital/redscare/about_rs.htm A. Causes a. End of Bolshevik Revolution in Russia b. Americans afraid of anarchists, socialists, and communists c. Serie…
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The second "red scare" was also the United States. Here is some information for you: The term Red Scare has been retroactively applied to two distinct periods of strong anti-Communism in United States history: first from 1917 to 1920, and second from the late 1940s through the late 1950s. These p…
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During the late 40's and into the 50's the fear of communism was rampant. It was thought as a great RED menace because of the red in flags of Russia and China. The fear of sly and covert infiltration into movies, journalism and writing would seduce the human mind without it knowing it was happening.…
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Some writers and entertainers were blacklisted when they were seen to be too liberal. People like Pete Seeger, a folk singer and union activist. People were scared that he was too negative about big business, which they thought put him on the side of the red communists. Being put on a so called blac…
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It ended the Hollywood careers of a great number of prominent actors, directors and writers, because once they were accused of being Communists by McCarthy, even if this was - as in most cases - totally unjustified, no studio dared give them work anymore and they were blacklisted.
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Yes, it did. People believed to be communist or helping communist causes, or sometimes, even just sympathetic to communists could get themselves into some deep trouble. Some were put on trial. Some were "blacklisted"-- in fact, at least 150 actors, writers & journalists were blacklisted.
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Joseph McCarthy, a Republican senator from Wisconsin who served in Congress from 1947 until his death in 1957. He used his position as chairman of the Committee on Government Operations and its Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations to launch investigations designed to document charges of Communi…
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The Red Scare was a fear of communists that Americans had. It was caused by the Russian royal family being overthrown and then murdered. The effects of the Red Scare was a campaign to stop communism during which many people were arrested.
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anti-japanese fear that swept thru the USA many decades ago.
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1) a period of general fear of communists2) In United States history, the term Red Scare denotes two distinct periods of strong anti-communism: the First Red Scare, from 1917 to 1920, and the Second Red Scare, from 1947 to 1957. ...3) Public outcry against foreigners in which thousands of anarchist,…
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NovaNET Answer: several terrorist bombings and many labor strikes.
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Joe McCarthy was the big name involved in HUAC in the 60's/70's Answer: There are two distinct era's in the United States history that have been retroactively referred to as the "Red Scare". The first "Red Scare" was during the period of 1917-1920 and was spurred in a large part by the Russian Revol…
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Suspected communists. Eventually, anyone was fair game for McCarthyism, the man who initiated the "Red Scare."
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Mitchel Palmer, who started the Palmer Raids.
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Firing people who refused to take an oath to be anti-communist.
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