Red Scare Research Paper

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In the 1950’s, America just came out of World War 2. The economy was prosperous, many soldiers were creating families, and communism was a widespread fear for Americans. The Red Scare was the fear of the threat of communism arising in America. The Federal government took many measures to make sure communism didn’t spread in America. In 1949 there was word of Russia making nuclear tests. This worried Americans that the Russians would start a nuclear war with the United States. Julius Rosenberg and Ethel Rosenberg were a couple that in 1951 were both convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage. The couple were accused of leading a spy-ring that exchanged top-secret information on the atomic bomb. The aim of this investigation is to evaluate

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