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The Second Red Scare
Established 1947, The CIA Is the US spy network.
1949- The Soviet Union explodes its own nuclear weapon.
1949- China falls to the Communists
The Korean War
The House on Un-American Activities Committee. HUAC
Hollywood becomes the focus of the “Red Scare.”
“The Hollywood Ten “ “ Blacklisting” 1947
Lucille Ball 1953-Investigated by HUAC for registering to vote as a communist in the 1930’s at the urging of her Grandfather.
“The only thing ‘red’ about Lucy is her hair & that’s not even real.”
- Alger Hiss testifies before HUAC One time aid to FDR, Alger Hiss accused of spying for Soviets
RICHARD NIXON and The “Pumpkin Papers” Microfilm copies of secret State Department memos are linked to Hiss’ typewriter.
Although no solid proof links Hiss to espionage, his career in the US government is ruined.
1950- Ethel and Julius Rosenberg Accused of passing nuclear secrets to the Soviets.
1953- The Rosenberg’s executed for espionage.
1950-Senator Joseph McCarthy The Wisconsin Senator was looking for a campaign issue to earn him some media attention to help him get re-elected.
In a campaign speech in West Virginia, McCarthy claims to have a list of 205 known communist agents working in the US State Department.
McCarthyism- The use of unproven accusations to label someone as a communist.
1954- The Army-McCarthy hearings In nationally televised hearings, McCarthy is exposed as a bully and a fraud.
A “Witch Hunt” McCarthy is censured by the US Senate for conduct unbecoming his office.
The Cold War at Home Ch 18 Sec 3. I. Fear of Communist Influence A. Loyalty Review Board 1. Investigate federal employees. 2. Find out who was disloyal.
The Truman Years The Age of Suspicion 25.3.
Chapter 19 Section 4 The Cold War At Home. Another Red Scare The Cold War had a huge impact on the U.S. The Cold War had a huge impact on the U.S. Congress.
The Cold War at Home Or: McCarthyism. Us-versus-Them Democrats v. totalitarians Democrats v. totalitarians Capitalists v. communists Capitalists v. communists.
Essential Question What was the impact of the Cold War on American society? What was the impact of the Cold War on American society?
Chapter 18 Section 3. What are you afraid of? A few communist spies were found in America. People wanted action. Many politicians used this to further.
A Conspiracy So Immense In 1949 the Red Scare intensified when the USSR successfully detonated an atomic bomb and China fell to Communism. Many Americans.
Communism at Home Unit 4 Lesson 10. Objectives Describe government efforts to investigate the loyalty of US citizens. Explain the spy cases of Alger Hiss.
The McCarthy Era An Era of Suspicion. House of UnAmerican Activities Committee FILMS HAD POWER TO CORRUPT AMERICAN PEOPLE FILMS HAD POWER TO CORRUPT AMERICAN.
Cold War Conflicts The Cold War and the danger of nuclear war define international affairs, especially after the Korean War. Fear of communism in the U.S.
Cold War at Home. Arms Race/Nuclear Threat US and USSR competed to have largest military and best weapons Schools held atomic bomb drills Americans encouraged.
COLD WAR CONFLICTS U.S vs. U.S.S.R.. ORIGINS OF THE COLD WAR After being Allies during WWII, the U.S. and U.S.S.R. soon viewed each other with increasing.
McCarthyism and the Second Red Scare American Cold War Culture and Law.
CH 35 Insights- Cold War ( conflict, with no fighting, between USA/Democracy and Soviet Union/Russia/ Communism 1) Identify and define 3 examples.
Created by Todd Jenkins TermsPlaces PeoplePotpourri 100.
House of Cards Rules of the Game: Your task is to build a house of cards. Every person in the group must participate actively. There is an internal traitor.
The Aftermath The world is left in a mess What is going to happen to Germany? What is going to happen to Japan? What is going to happen to all the Eastern.
COLD WAR AT HOME SPYING McCarthyism HUAC SPACE RACE Quiz.
Splash Screen. Chapter Menu Chapter Introduction Section 1:Section 1:The Origins of the Cold War Section 2:Section 2:The Early Cold War Years Section.
McCarthyism and the Red Scare. Nothing new A. Mitchell Palmer Mass Hysteria –Terrorist attacks (Wall St.) –Deportations.
US & World History – The Cold War Begins PeopleLegislationCausesEffectsVocabularyPotpourri
1 The Cold War US vs. Union of Soviet Socialist Republics Democracy vs. Communism Capitalism vs. Socialism.
The Early Cold War: The Early Cold War: Chapter 26.
C.W. Homefront. Mood Strong fear of commie. takeover in world paranoia (again) Loyalties questioned Loyalty oaths taken in some professions (teachers,
McCarthyism By Jordan, Angelica, Cynthie, Raymond.
Beginning of the Cold War and 1950s Jeopardy Review.
THE COLD WAR Chapter 22. Section 1 Cold War -- confrontation and competition between the U.S. and the Soviet Union Soviet Union -- Communist since the.
Postwar America Armed forces 12 mil 3 mil Birthrate up (baby boom) Consumer spending up –High inflation Growth of big business –Lots of strikes More women.
Origins of the Cold War U.S. vs. Soviet Union We may be likened to two scorpions in a bottle, each capable of killing the other, but only at the risk of.
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