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What was one effect of McCarthyism in the 1950s?

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What was one effect of McCarthyism in the 1950s?

McCarthyism:

By the 1950s the Cold War was in full swing. Although victorious in World War II and enjoying the fruits of the post-war economy, people in the United States experienced significant anxiety about the rise of international communism.

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The accusations of Senator Joseph McCarthy that communists were lurking everywhere, including within the U.S. government itself, caused a generalized...

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