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A "Red Scare" is the promotion of fear of a potential rise of communism or radical leftism. In the United States, the First Red Scare was about worker (socialist) ...

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War and Red Scare - University of Washington


The Red Scare of the late 1940s and early 1950s nearly destroyed the ... Michael Reese, author of “The Cold War and Red Scare in Washington State,” an ...

McCarthyism and the Second Red Scare - American History: Oxford ...


The second Red Scare refers to the fear of communism that permeated American politics, culture, and society from the late 1940s through the 1950s, during the ...

Red Scare (1918-1921): Home Page - Baruch College


Red Scare (1918-1921) is an image database created by Leo Robert Klein. It focuses on the situation in this country immediately following WWI.

The Red Scare - United States American History


The role of The Red Scare in the history of the United States of America.

Background to the Red Scare


The Foreign Threat. The 1950's was a fearful time for Americans. The Cold War, which began after the end of World War II, was a period where Americans were ...

The Cold War for Kids: Red Scare - Ducksters


Kids learn the history of the Red Scare during the Cold War. A fear of communism caused black lists and accusations led by Senator Joseph McCarthy.

The Red Scare | Privacy SOS


When the Soviet Union – our World War II ally – became our “Cold War” enemy, the stage was set for a powerful new phase of the Red Scare. It was fueled by ...

The term Red Scare refers to periods of strong Anti-Communism in the United States.
It is often used to describe the height of 1950s Cold War hysteria, when Senator Joseph McCarthy waged a personal crusade against the Communist Party.
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The Red Scare


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, ...

The Red Scare [ushistory.org]


World War I was over, but the hysteria lingered. The Eastern front had not gone well for Russia. The pressures of their losing effort forced the Russian czar to ...

Anti-Communism in the 1950s | The Gilder Lehrman Institute of ...


The postwar Red Scare is often called “McCarthyism,” a name derived from one of the era's most notorious anti-Communists, Senator Joseph McCarthy. Yet the ...