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) ...
the Red Scare did not distinguish...
This fear was fed by the news media and politicians who portrayed the Soviets ...
of a comic book cover entitled "Is This Tomorrow: America Under Communism!
The fear of communism in the United States was a manifestation of political
anxiety over the infiltration of international influences, namely tied to Soviet
Following its success in World War II, the United States faced the future with a
sense of righteousness and confidence. The principal threat to U.S. security and
May 23, 2013 ... Historically, many Americans have feared communism. ... movement known as
the first Red Scare began to spread across the United States.
As the Cold War between the Soviet Union and the United States intensified in
the late 1940s and early 1950s, ... (Communists were often referred to as “Reds”
for their allegiance to the red Soviet flag.) ... The climate of fear and repression
linked to the Red Scare finally began to ease by the late 1950s. ... Did You Know
Yet in the late 1940s and early 1950s, American fears of internal communist
subversion ... More importantly, many Americans who did not join the party
sympathized with what ... in the United States, it also sparked an anti-Communist
While fear of communism was common in the 1920s, the Cold War with the
USSR solidified America's collective distrust and fear of communism. Aspects of ...
America's Fear of Communism in 1920 Becomes a Threat to Rights ... They did
not trust the many foreigners who were active in unions. And they were tired of ...
Dec 8, 2010 ... The United States Constitution guarantees freedoms such as freedom of speech,
... actions took place because of American fears about the threat of communism.
... HARRY MONROE: In general, American workers did wait.