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In U.S. history, the term McCarthyism describes two practices of demagoguery: (i) making ... The seven-year McCarthy era (1950–57) was the continuation of the First Red Scare (1917–20), ...

McCarthyism [ushistory.org]

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An atmosphere of fear of world domination by communists hung over America in the postwar years. There were fears of a nuclear holocaust based on the ...

Senator Joseph McCarthy, McCarthyism, and The - Cold War Museum

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Despite being a Democrat early in his political years, he quickly switched into the Republican Party after being overlooked as a candidate in the Democratic ...

Tracked in America: McCarthy Era

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Joseph McCarthy (R-Wis.) makes a speech in Wheeling, W.Va., falsely claiming that the State Department employs 205 known communists. Also that year, the ...

Arthur Miller | McCarthyism | American Masters | PBS

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Aug 23, 2006 ... Throughout the 1940s and 1950s America was overwhelmed with concerns about the threat of communism growing in Eastern Europe and ...

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

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McCarthyism” has become synonymous with reckless opportunism, cruel and ... Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were convicted in 1951 (and executed two years ...

Joseph McCarthy

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Joseph McCarthy was a relatively unknown senator from Wisconsin nearing the ... His four-year witch-hunt for Communists in the U.S. government affected the ...

Joseph McCarthy - U.S. Representative - Biography.com

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After high school, McCarthy attended Marquette University in Milwaukee, where he was elected president of his law school class. A few years after earning his ...

McCarthyism / The "Red Scare" - Eisenhower Presidential Library

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Senator Joseph R. McCarthy was a little-known junior senator from Wisconsin until .... The White House Years: Mandate for Change, 1953-1956 by Dwight D.

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And it was to continue for several years after he self-destructed before the nation's television viewers at the Army-McCarthy hearings in the spring of 1954. There ...

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Joseph R. McCarthy - Cold War - HISTORY.com

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Senator McCarthy spent almost five years trying in vain to expose communists and other left-wing “loyalty risks” in the U.S. government. In the hyper-suspicious  ...

McCarthy Army hearings begin - Apr 22, 1954 - HISTORY.com

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On this day in History, McCarthy Army hearings begin on Apr 22, 1954. ... as “ communist sympathizers” to keep his own name in the headlines for years. By 1954 ...

McCarthy Era - American Museum of Natural History

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Einstein despaired over the effects of McCarthyism : "The current investigations are an incomparably greater danger to our society than those few Communists in  ...