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The Red Scare

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The Red Scare
1st Red Scare
Russian Revolution (1917)
Vladimir Lenin lead this revolution
They overthrew the government
Religions weren't openly practiced
These government rules struck fear into the people of their country as well as the Amerians.
If you were suspected to have communist beliefs you were arrested.
propoganda
Communism is The Threat
Red Scare Propoganda
The Beginning
After World War 2, the Soviet Union (which was communist) and the U.S. had political and economic differences. The U.S. had a fear that there might be Soviet Spies within the U.S. trying to use it for their benefits.
In 1949, the soviet union successfully tested a nuclear bomb.Communist led by Mao Zedong who took over china. When the U.S noticed that communism began to spread in North Korea.
Propaganda during the Red Scare
bomb testing
The soviets had power and nuclear bombs
They were afraid that people would side with the communists to get into and plan to attack the U.S
HUAC
The House of Un-American Activities (HUAC)was formed in 1938. It focused on exposing communists working inside the federal government or suspicious elements in Hollywood.
The Red Scare was the promotion of fear of a potential rise of communists.
by Ashley Gonzalez & Kedemah Reid
Work Cited
"Gallery For 1920s Red Scare Propaganda." Gallery For 1920s Red Scare Propaganda. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Mar. 2015.

"Red Scare." History.com. A&E Television Networks, 2010. Web. 19 Mar. 2015.

"The Red Scare." Ushistory.org. Independence Hall Association, n.d. Web. 20 Mar. 2015.

"Red Scare." History.com. A&E Television Networks, 2010. Web. 19 Mar. 2015.
"The Red Scare." Ushistory.org. Independence Hall Association, n.d. Web. 20 Mar. 2015.

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