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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
1950-53 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 1948- 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”. 1954- McCarthy is censured by the US Senate for conduct unbecoming his office.
The Second Red Scare Senator Joseph McCarthy The Wisconsin Senator was looking for a campaign issue to earn him some media attention to help him.
1949- The Soviet Union explodes its own nuclear weapon.
Fair Deals and Dirty Tricks: Truman, McCarthy, and the Politics of Paranoia Reform Revolt and Reaction Lecture Five: Term 1 Week 7.
18.3 THE COLD WAR AT HOME. FEAR OF COMMUNIST INFLUENCE At the height of World War II, about 80,000 Americans claimed membership in the Communist Party.
Red Scare. What is the Red Scare? Back in the United States, people were starting to fear that Communism had made it home. The U.S. discovered that the.
Who’s the Communist? https://www.y outube.com/ watch?v=AW eZ5SKXvj8 https://www.y outube.com/ watch?v=AW eZ5SKXvj8.
The Cold War at Home…. Communism Write down some ideas of why you think Americans were so afraid of communism… Ideological struggle for world influence/power.
COLD WAR AMERICA How did we deal with Communism in the United States.
The Cold War At Home Chapter 18 – Section 3. Reasons for American Fear Following WWII, Americans had many reasons to fear Communist take over of America:
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 COLD WAR AT HOME Fear of the Reds. Loyalty Review Board 1947 by Truman Federal Employee Loyalty Program & Loyalty Review Board Dismiss disloyal.
The Second Red Scare. The Growing Fear of Communism Soviets detonate an atomic bomb Communists win the civil war in China.
Activity: Each person has a square. –Some of the squares contain red dots. Your objective is to be the largest group without any red dots. –Largest group.
Red ScareRed Scare was Americans response to the fear of Communism Joseph McCarthySenator Joseph McCarthy accused 205 US Govt. officials of being Communist.
A dramatic fear of communism and communist spies spread across the nation. Hunting Communists at Home The House of Representatives even created a committee.
Cold War Conflicts The Cold War at Home. Fear of Communism Concern for security of the United States against communism About 100,000 Americans claimed.
The 2 nd Red Scare Fear of Communism during the 1950s.
MCCARTHYISM, HUAC, AND RELIGION 1950S RED SCARE. JOSEPH MCCARTHY -Senator from Wisconsin Head of Subcommittee on Investigations Roy Cohn “McCarthyism”
CH 21.3 Cold War & American Society. Why be scared of the Communist? They want to take away –Your freedoms.
26.3 The Cold War at Home Lesson Objective: To understand why the fear of Communism swept the nation Essential Question: How should a democracy react to.
The Second Red Scare Essential Question: What were the causes and effects of the Red Scare in the U.S.?
The Cold War at Home: The Second Red Scare. 1949: Anxiety over Communism 3/49: Soviet Union detonated an atomic bomb China: had been locked in a civil.
COLD WAR CHAPTER 18 SECTION 3. Communist Domination Soviet control in Eastern Europe Communist take over in China 100,000 Americans claimed membership.
McCarthyism: Reds in America. Loyalty Review Board Truman’s response to Republican claims he was soft on communists Board was to determine if any.
THE SECOND RED SCARE CH. 15 SECTION 3 The Origins and consequences of McCarthyism, domestic communism, and blacklisting CH. 15 SECTION 3 The Origins and.
1. Describe 3 causes of the Great Depression, and explain the different responses to the Depression by President Herbert Hoover and President Franklin.
The Red Scare What led to the Red Scare? 1.Growth of Communism in the United States 2.Increased Soviet Power in Eastern Europe 3.Communist governments.
The Truman Years The Age of Suspicion 25.3.
November 12, 2010 Why were Americans worried about the security of the U.S.? – The Hollywood Ten – Alger Hiss – Ethel and Julius Rosenburg Homework: Section.
The Cold War at Home Part 13. Many Americans felt threatened by the rise of Communist governments in Europe and Asia.
Cold War Fears at Home 7.4. At home… Remember: Many Americans had joined communist or socialist organizations during the Depression. Loyalty Programs:
18.2 Critical Thinking 1. Why were Americans worried about the security of the US? Soviet control of Eastern Europe & Communist takeover of China created.
18 – 3 The Cold War at Home. Fear of Communist Influence Why were Americans worried about the security of the U.S.? What was the purpose of the Loyalty.
The Red Scare. In 1947, the Truman Administration, under pressure from Republican critics, set up a Loyalty Review Board to investigate the background.
Chapter 21, Section 4. What was the basis of the Red Scare? The 1917 Bolshevik Revolution in Russia. Expansion of communism across the globe– threat.
Semester 2 Week 7. Rumors & accusations of communists in the U.S. & of Communist infiltration in the gov’t tapped into fears that the Communists were.
COLD WAR AGE OF SUSPICION. COMMUNISM COMMUNISM NOT POPULAR IN UNITED STATES NOT POPULAR IN UNITED STATES STALIN PURGES STALIN PURGES ALLIED WITH RUSSIA.
Communists in America What happens during the “Red Scare”?
The “Red” Scare McCarthyism in the 40’s and 50’s.
TEKS 8C: Calculate percent composition and empirical and molecular formulas. The Cold War at Home.
Objective: To examine the Red Scare of the 1950’s and beyond. Cummings of the Daily Express, 24 August 1953, "Back to Where it all Started"
Cold War and American Society Chapter 22 Lesson 3.
Chapter 25 Section 4 The Cold War at Home Chapter 25 Section 4 The Cold War at Home Describe the efforts of President Truman and the House of Representatives.
Chapter 18 Part 3 Pages Terms to Know Hollywood 10 Blacklist Alger Hiss Rosenbergs Joseph McCarthy McCarthyism.
Red Scare. Alien Registration Act of 1940 Illegal to advocate, abet, or teach the desirability of overthrowing the government. Illegal to advocate, abet,
The Cold War at Home Section Cold War and Culture Fighting in Korea “lost” of China “Space Race” Threat of nuclear weapons Spread of Communism into.
A New Red Scare. Paranoid much??? Red Scare began in Sept 1945 Red Scare began in Sept 1945 –General fear of a communist effort to secretly weaken the.
The Second Red Scare 25-3 The Main Idea The start of the Cold War and events at home helped trigger a second Red Scare in the late 1940s and early 1950s.
Global Struggles Unit 7. The Cold War Begins The Cold War and American Society Chapter 22 Section 3.
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