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McCarthyism is the practice of making accusations of subversion or treason without proper regard for evidence. It also means "the practice of making unfair ...

McCarthyism [ushistory.org]

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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 ...

McCarthy, McCarthyism, and The Witch Hunt - Cold War Museum

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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 ...

Joseph R. McCarthy - Cold War - HISTORY.com

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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 ...

How McCarthyism Worked | HowStuffWorks

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McCarthyism is a political ploy that wields accusations and shame without significant evidence. Learn about Joseph McCarthy and his Cold War tactics.

McCarthyism, Red Scare, and Domestic Subversion - Discover the ...

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McCarthyism” has become synonymous with reckless opportunism, cruel and baseless accusation, and bullying coercion. The way in which the word is used ...

McCarthyism | Define McCarthyism at Dictionary.com

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McCarthyism definition, the practice of making accusations of disloyalty, especially of pro-Communist activity, in many instances unsupported by proof or based ...

Telegram from Senator Joseph McCarthy to President Harry S. Truman

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On February 9, 1950, Senator Joseph McCarthy stepped into the spotlight of national attention with a speech given at Wheeling, West Virginia. McCarthy was  ...

Arthur Miller | McCarthyism | American Masters | PBS

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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 ...

Lesson 3: The Rise and Fall of Joseph McCarthy | EDSITEment

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A freshman senator from Wisconsin, Joseph R. McCarthy, shocked the country in 1950 when he claimed to possess evidence that significant numbers of ...

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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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