In communist nations, people were not allowed to own land, follow their religious
beliefs, or speak and act freely. Americans were afraid that the Soviets would ...
For Americans during the Cold War, communism stood for the Soviet Union and
... while the most noteworthy historical examples of it were the Red Scare after ...
Why are Americans so scared of communism and communists even though they
... Most people I knew were sadly resigned to the belief that one or two more ...
May 23, 2013 ... Historically, many Americans have feared communism. ... many Americans
became afraid that communism might spread to the United States ...
Dec 8, 2010 ... Of course, most people were honestly afraid of revolution. ... A number of these
Americans in different cities began to take violent actions against ... But as quickly
as the Red Scare swept across the country so, too, did it end in ...
Apr 8, 2013 ... I want to know why America is so threatened by communism, ... falling of
communism, in Russia, but my parents and grandparents were alive to ...
In 1950, fewer than 50,000 Americans out of a total US population of 150 million
were members of the Communist Party. Yet in the late 1940s and early 1950s, ...
(Communists were often referred to as “Reds” for their allegiance to the red
Soviet ... inside America with the aid of U.S. citizens, particularly during World
There are many reasons why America was so scared of Communism: ... Why
were gay Americans afraid to come out of the closet the 1950s and 1960s?
During the Cold War era many Americans were afraid that communists were on
the verge of taking over the U.S. government. Senator Joseph McCarthy was an ...