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The Red ScareThe Red Scare By: L o g an S m i th aNd TrEy DeWert.

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1 The Red ScareThe Red Scare By: L o g an S m i th aNd TrEy DeWert

2 Scare In April 1919, a large- scale plot to mail thirty-six bombs to a variety of prominent Americans was uncovered..

3 Scare The 'First Red Scare' began during World War I in which the United States fought from 1917-1918.

4 Scare The intended recipients included immigration officials, Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes. This occurred during a time of heightened xenophobia in America. Various brands of radical anarchism were acquiring some notoriety.

5 Scare 2 In United States history, the second scare took place in the period of 1947-1957. The 'Second Red Scare' coincided with increased

6 Scare 2 During the late 1940s several news events caught the public's attention Including the trial, conviction and subsequent and Julius Rosenberg for espionage execution of Ethel

7 Scare 2 The testimony of Bentley and Chambers was cited as evidence of active Soviet and Communist infiltration of the United States government Anti-communists also criticized the history of the Soviet Union and China as evidence of Communism's destructivenes

8 Q What is The Red Scare? A large scale bomb. When was the red Scare? 1917 Were was it? In the U.S.A

9 Bibliography www.google.com www.ask.com www.theredscare.com

10 The End By: Logan Smith and Trey Dewert


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