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Mc·Car·thy·ism
[muh-kahr-thee-iz-uhm]
NOUN
1.
the practice of making accusations of disloyalty, especially of pro-Communist activity, in many instances unsupported by proof or based on slight, doubtful, or irrelevant evidence.
2.
the practice of making unfair allegations or using unfair investigative techniques, especially in order to restrict dissent or political criticism.
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McCarthyism is the practice of making accusations of subversion or treason without proper regard for evidence. The term refers to U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy ...

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"Are you now, or have you ever been, a member of the Communist party?" In the 1950s, thousands of Americans who toiled in the government, served in the ...

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Joseph Raymond "Joe" McCarthy (November 14, 1908 – May 2, 1957) was an American politician who was a U.S. Senator from the state of Wisconsin from ...

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Find out more about the history of Joseph R. McCarthy, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ...

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Mar 14, 2017 ... McCarthyism, name given to the period of time in American history that saw Wisconsin Sen. Joseph McCarthy produce a series of ...

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Senator Joseph McCarthy, McCarthyism, and The Witch Hunt. On November 14, 1908, Joseph McCarthy was born into a Roman Catholic family as the fifth of ...

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Aug 23, 2006 ... While the House Un-American Activities Committee had been formed in 1938 as an anti-Communist organ, McCarthy's accusations heightened ...

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A few of the people on McCarthy's list were actually spies for the Soviet Union. However, many of the listed suspects were merely left-leaning public figures, ...