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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.


A "Red Scare" is the promotion by a state or society of widespread fear of a potential rise of communism, anarchism, or radical leftism. The term is most often  ...


The First Red Scare was a period during the early 20th-century history of the United States marked by a widespread fear of Bolshevism and anarchism, due to  ...


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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 ...


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 ...


Feb 17, 2017 ... During the Red Scare period, Haynes said, there was “a basis for fears of communist subversion” since there had been “real spies in the ...


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


McCarthyism & Red Scare Learning Guide. McCarthyism & Red Scare analysis by PhD students from Stanford, Harvard, Berkeley.


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 ...