What factors characterized the Red Scare?


What factors characterized the Red Scare?

The Red Scare:

Two Red Scares occurred in the United States. The first was after the end of World War I. The second occurred after World War II. The Red Scares were times when there was extensive fear across the country of a possible rise of communism in society. This fear of a growing Communist presence in the country was referred to as the ''Red Menace.''

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The Red Scares were characterized by a number of factors, including irrational suspicion of individuals being Communist and/or anarchists; indictments...

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McCarthyism and the Red Scare: Definition, Causes & Effects


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What was the Red Scare? When was the Red Scare? Read the McCarthyism definition, the Red Scare definition, and about propaganda during the Cold War and 1950s.

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