Cortland's Red Scare Analysis

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Cortland’s Red Scare: Immigration, Radicalism, and Civil Liberties in the Post World War I Period mmlBy Doctor Randi Storch President George W. Bush stated after the 9/11 attacks, “You’re either with us, or you’re with the terrorists.” This declaration of war against terrorism was not a new policy. This radical ideology can be traced back to after World War I. Author of Working Hard for the American Dream, Dr. Randi Storch, offers an illustration that transcends back to the earlier years of what is defined as the “American Century”. By illuminating on Cortland’s untouched part of history in which many felt embarrassed, or shameful towards. Dr. Storch asks, “How did we, a nation of transplants, become so fearful of uprooted people?” Professor,
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