The Red Scare

By: Emily Bunnell


Main- Joseph McCarthy

Good Guys- Senator Margaret Chase Smith, US Army

Bad Guys- Joseph McCarthy, Julius & Ethel Rosenberg

Victims-Hollywood Ten, Alger Hiss

Catchy Phrases

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McCarthy Meet his Match!

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The Menacing Red!

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Hollywood's Ten? More like Hollywood Have-Beens!

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Doomed to Die!

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Declaration of Conscience

Thursday, June 1st 1950 at 12pm

Wheeling, West Virginia

Speech made by Senator Margaret Chase Smith criticized national leadership and called for the country, the United States Senate, and the Republican Party to re-examine the tactics used by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) and (without naming him) Senator Joe McCarthy. She stated the basic principles of "Americanism"
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Alger Hiss Trial

Saturday, Jan. 21st 1950 at 12pm

New York, New York

After being accused of perjury and treason by Joseph McCarthy, former State Department official Alger Hiss was put on trial twice. The first trial ended in a deadlock jury while the latter found Hiss guilty of perjury. Alger Hiss was sentenced to 5 years in prison, but only served 3 years and 8 months.