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    Senator Joseph McCarthy was a far right politcian that thought any american, rich, poor, democrat, rebublican, conservative, liberal and hollywood elites that didn’t agree with his views were communists. Joseph McCarthy let everyone know that there was communism in a local newspaper that the state department was infested with communists. McCarthy rhethoric it repeats to a massive audience in the coming months as he grew the power in fame as a Senator, people believed him just as the very same of

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    Joseph McCarthy was a U.S. senator in Wisconsin. He practiced the concept of McCarthyism. The idea of McCarthyism went completely against communism. So anyone who supported McCarthyism hated communist. They thought Communist were the worst people ever. McCarthyism became popular after World War II, but to completely understand McCarthyism we must know what is communism, who is Joseph McCarthy and then finally what is McCarthyism. Communism is the idea of everyone being equal and being tolerant of

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    America. In Robert’s view, “...many Americans were inclined to believe the worst, even without evidence” (9). Joseph McCarthy scared Americans by claiming he knew of 205 Communists working in the State Department after WWII. Later on, he had reported that he only knew of 57 Communists instead of 205, but never publicly released any evidence to back up his claim. According to the author, when McCarthy investigated Hollywood entertainers, “...they risked ostracism

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    Joseph McCarthy, born on November 14th, 1908 in Grand, Chute Wisconsin was a U.S senator that was elected in 1946. In 1950, he was famous for making a public charge that 205 communists infested the State Department. From 1953 to 1957, Joseph McCarthy was married to his wife, Jean kerr and they had a child named Tierney Elizabeth McCarthy. In 1935, he earned a law degree from Marquette University and became one of the youngest circuit court judge in Wisconsin’s history. Despite of this achievement

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    Wheeling, West Virginia in 1950 by Senator Joseph McCarthy focused on worsening that national fear. Senator McCarthy used ethos, metaphor, and hyperbole to create the notion of disloyalty within the federal government. In order to persuade the American public in a convincing way, Senator McCarthy appeals to their ethics. He indirectly inserts an Abraham Lincoln quote in his speech and refers to him as “one of our outstanding historical figures.” McCarthy continues to mention Lincoln, stating that

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    of a Demagogue: Joseph McCarthy Successfully finds a foothold in the political world Joseph McCarthy was man who exploited popular beliefs and predigests to rise to the status of a political demagogue who became feared by many. He strategically used fear and manipulation of facts to climb his way to the top. It seemed for a period McCarthy was untouchable. Historians rarely answer the question of how he became the notorious man that is recorded in history. How does Joseph McCarthy use propaganda,

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    1950’s, the Student Peace Union (SPU) strongly “desired a restructuring of the American society” and fewer nuclear weapons. The result of fewer nuclear weapons would mean the end of the Cold War and the Red Scare. At the time of the Red Scare Joseph McCarthy, an American politician from 1947 to 1957, strengthened the fear of the American people with his methods of McCarthyism. McCarthyism is the practice of making accusations of subversion or treason without proper regard for evidence. McCarthyism

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    A Decade Of Fear Summary

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    Senator Joe McCarthy of Wisconsin believed communism was the most daunting threat to the American government at the time. Moreover, most Americans had only heard of communism, but were generally unaware of the topic until McCarthy preached his opinions. After his speech to the Republican National Convention in 1952, American citizens suddenly felt a responsibility to rid

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    an anti-Communist movement swept the United States of America. Fueled by the anti-Communist actions of Congress, particularly a Senator from Wisconsin by the name of Joseph McCarthy, the movement escalated and many people lost their jobs as a result of various blacklists. Congressional hearings, both in front of HUAC and McCarthy Senate committee were a study in organized persecution. The actions taken during the "Red Scare" were eventually given the general name McCarthyism. McCarthyism is the

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    Who Is Loyal To America

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    group. At this point in history, those at the wrong end of the stick were communists, for the anticommunist crusade was in full swing during the Cold War. Ironically, in 1950 three years after “Who is Loyal to America?” was published, Senator Joseph McCarthy delivered his infamous speech claiming that the United States State Department was infested with communists, sparking an age of McCarthyism and bringing about the most ruthless times of the anticommunism crusade. Those who did not conform

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    Annotated Biliograohy Schrecker, E. (2003). McCarthyism. In S. I. Kutler (Ed.), Dictionary of American History (3rd ed., Vol. 5, pp. 181-183). New York: Charles Scribner 's Sons. Joseph McCarthy was a Wisconsin senator who was an anticommunist political repression. McCarthyism was what adherents agreed it was an essential to eliminate the danger of American. McCarthyism. McCarthyism was used to eliminate the danger of American communism because people believed Soviet puppets might subvert the government

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    senator from Wisconsin, Joseph McCarthy, exemplified McCarthyism and the Red Scare by presenting a list of more than two hundred State Department employees that had been a Communist. Going into the Cold War between the Soviet Union and The United States had been a heated time for politicians named a communist; a near equivalent to being called a witch in Salem, Virginia. The biggest accuser who rose to power by targeting and belittling the Democrats in office, was Joseph McCarthy. He preached against

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    believe that HUAC was the main cause to the Red Scare, I believe Senator Joseph McCarthy caused more of a scare due to his accusations of the United States State Department and government. With all of the events that took place during this time, they all added up to cause a scare in America at the time. I believe that McCarthy was the main cause of the Red Scare because of his accusations of many American people. McCarthy accused American citizens as well as the United States government while HUAC

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    both The Crucible and McCarthyism were driven by fear. The people feared that witchcraft could be affecting the town’s girls and harming others because the character Abigail Williams would point fingers blaming anyone. Comparable to Senator Joseph McCarthy, on

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    all areas of society and resulted in paranoia throughout the United States, exemplified through both actions and events. The McCarthy hearings, led by Senator Joseph McCarthy, capitalized on the overwhelming hysteria encapsulating the United States when McCarthy claimed he had the names of communists in the government. Built on a series of lies and exaggerations, McCarthy proceeded to interrogate innocent government officials and

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    convicted did not receive any compensation for damages and were not giving the properties of their family members. The Salem witch trials only lasted for a little over a year, but it ruined the lives of those who were convicted and their families. The McCarthy hearings, otherwise known as the red scare, began in 1954. The United States had just joined the cold war, skepticism of communists was at its peak. If any man were accused of being a communist he would be held in jail until his hearing. At the time

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    Trumbo continued to write movies and novels in secrecy. His most remembered work was not first credited to him, take Roman Holiday and Spartacus for example (“Dalton Trumbo Biography”). In 1960, when the anti-communist controversy cooled down and Joseph McCarthy, a huge contributor to the hysteria dead, it was announced that Trumbo would receive credit for his work (“Dalton Trumbo Biography”). Dalton Trumbo, along with the other members of the Hollywood ten, stood up for their beliefs and in return are

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    1The McCarthy Era was a period of the Cold War when fear of communism in America was at an all-time high. These tensions were exacerbated by the man this era is named for, Senator Joseph McCarthy. Senator McCarthy was known for throwing around unsubstantiated claims related to communists in the government and this only intensified the fear of communism for ordinary Americans. This panic led to Americans looking for someone to blame. One group that came under heavy fire were women, more specifically

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    legislative actions, and through the rise of Nixon. Politicians and political groups were able to run on claims without evidence, a core principle of McCarthyism. On February 9, 1950 Senator Joseph McCarthy first grabbed the attention of the public by claiming that he had a list of 57 cases of Communism. McCarthy had no actual evidence to

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    States led to this panic in the 1950s. McCarthyism refers to a wrong accusation based on a belief that is easy to follow during the time. The term, “McCarthyism” comes from Joseph McCarthy, an American politician who was a U.S. Senator from the state of Wisconsin from 1947 until he would later be censured. Beginning in 1950, McCarthy became a very easily recognizable face during the beginning of the Cold War, when Communist espionage paranoia was common. He said that in the State Department, there were

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