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The Nazi Movement and the Lavender Scare

- The Nazi Political Movement in Germany, in the 1930s and 1940s, involved one of the most virulent anti-homosexual campaigns in world history. In the 1950s and 1960s, another less well known anti-homosexual campaign, known as the Lavender Scare, raged in Washington, DC. Though, the Nazi movement is much more well known, both movements used similar tactics and involved comparable people. The Goal Both the Nazi Political Movemen,t in Germany, and the post World War II/Cold War attacks on homosexuals, were driven by similar goals....   [tags: nazi movement,lavender scare,anti homosexuals]

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The 1920's and 1950's Red Scare

- In the 1950’s, the U.S government black listed artists, playwright and other intellectuals as Communists and unfairly destroyed many careers. The Red Scare in the 1950’s was actually America’s second red scare. The 1920’s red scare was what helped start suspicion over Communists, but was put off during World War 2. It was no coincidence that what many people called the second red scare ignited after World War 2, during the Cold War, in the 1950’s. The 1920’s red scare started because Americans were paranoid over the fact that Russia may seek revenge after they had overthrown a royal Russian family in 1917....   [tags: communists, red scare, communism]

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The Red Scare

- The First and Second Red Scare of the United States paved the way for a long standing fear of communism and proved to be one of America’s largest periods of mass hysteria. Throughout the years authors and analysts have studied and formed expository albeit argumentative books and articles in an attempt to further understand this period of time; the mindset held during this period however is shown to be completely different compared to now. Major and still important was the First Red Scare stemming from the First World War’s end and America’s Great Depression beginning to kick off....   [tags: U.S. History]

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The Red Scare

- In the long years between 1947 and around 1957, fear of communism froze the very voices of America into unison. A supposedly enlightened country, the United States of America succumbed to the mass hysteria of the Red Scare with shockingly little resistance. Communist “Reds” and Communist sympathizing “Pinks” were seen everywhere and were often persecuted by the House Committee on Un-American Activities (also known by the inaccurate acronym HUAC). Many of these individuals’ only crime was that of sensibility; they saw the truth behind the terrifying chaos....   [tags: American History, Communism, Cold Ward]

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The Salem Scare

- On the day of the hangings at Gallows Hill, many watched as friends and family were executed for crimes they had not committed. Arthur Miller wrote about that which preceded this morbid event in The Crucible. The story, which catalogs the witchcraft trials of Salem, was not an unprovoked piece of literature. At the time Miller wrote the play, America was dreadfully close to war with Russia, and many believed that communists were infiltrating the government. Joseph McCarthy was a man who oftentimes would accuse people of being “Reds.” Arthur Miller was one of the victims of McCarthy's verbal attacks....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Arthur Miller]

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The Outreaching Effects of the Red Scare

- The Red Scare is referred to as America’s fear of communism and American radicals. The first Red Scare started in the 1920’s. WWI may have ended but the paranoia had lingered on. WWI had not gone very well for Russia and the burdens of losing the war forced the Czar to resign. Russia needed to form a new government and in November of 1917 Lenin led the Bolshevik workers revolution to form the communist party. Karl Marx’s idea’s had been well known throughout the world since 1848 but had never been successfully implemented....   [tags: communist, rivalry, accusations]

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The Crucible And The Second Red Scare

- Arthur Miller, in his article “Why I Wrote The Crucible”, elaborates on the political allegory he incorporated into his drama. Showing parallels between the Salem witch trials in The Crucible and the Second Red Scare, Miller dismisses the opposing argument that resists the idea of an allegory because of the false existence of witches contrasting the reality of communism. He proves that the foundation of fear in the two situations were analogous, for it was the dominating factor perpetuating both conflicts....   [tags: Salem witch trials, The Crucible, Witchcraft]

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The Rush Of A Jump Scare

- You hear creepy xylophonic sounds, then sudden thumps and rhythmic beats build up into the final “BANG!” of a jump scare. Humans have this insatiable thirst for horror movies although, strangely enough, most of them are cowed by the terrifying pop-up scares or the gore. Many people, against all odds, go to the movies and watch a horror movie, all the while stating thing such as, “I hate horror movies.” or “I really hate the jump scares.” Paranoia runs rampant in the theatre as massive amounts of people collectively inhale and exhale, yelp, or cry out at a jump scare....   [tags: Film, Horror film, Horror and terror, Fear]

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The Controversy Of The Lavender Scare

- The Lavender Scare was an event (corresponding to the Cold War), where unjustified fear, mass incarceration, and repression of homosexual people (specifically gay men) was eminent. The scare resulted in numerous unemployment (specifically from government jobs), suicides, and an immense drop in the quality of life for homosexual citizens. The Lavender Scare coincides with the Red Scare primarily since society perceived homosexuality equally as menacing as communism (Troops 95). Additionally, society perceived the gay men as former communist (Johnson)....   [tags: Circumcision, Female genital cutting]

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Joseph McCarthy and the Red Scare

- ... The more people accused, the scarier it was for America. Americans feared Soviets-so much it took over lives. Some has lost their careers because they were accused. For example, in 1950, 151 actors, writers, directors, producers, musicians, journalists, and other people involved with entertainment were accused of being reds with no evidence. The list was called the Hollywood blacklist. This list ended careers and took them off television or radio possibly forever. Some of the most famous entertainers in America could not get jobs because of this....   [tags: McCarthyism, obsession with communism]

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The Night Of The Red Scare

- The night of January 2, 1953 in the heart of New York many have traveled to see the first premiere of the crucible of who they have heard to be the over-slightly liberal Arthur Miller. The play is not reportage of any kind,” Miller said. “Nobody can write a tragedy and make it reportage. What I was doing was writing a fictional story about an important theme." Words such as these were the very ones that began to make people question the truth in his words. Considering the due date of this play “so happened” to be at the peak of the red scare, Miller further on was known, or rather accused, as a communist sympathizer....   [tags: Salem witch trials, McCarthyism, Witchcraft]

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The Crucible, Mccarthyism And The Red Scare

- In 1692, nineteen men and women of Salem, Massachusetts were suspected under the crime of witchcraft and were sentenced to hang. These hangings came from the result of villagers blaming each other trying in order to save their own lives. Similarly, in the 1950s, McCarthyism and the Red Scare took on a similar outcome as the Salem Witch Trials; many people were wrongly convicted as Communists. However as time progressed, people became less concerned about saving themselves but began to protect one another from harm....   [tags: Salem witch trials, The Crucible, Witchcraft]

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Red Scare : Mccarthyism And Mccarthyism

- Maria Jimenez Ms. Delano History 17B November 26, 2014 Red Scare: McCarthyism The place was Grand Chute, a small town located in Wisconsin, the date was “November 14 of 1908”, this was the place and date of birth of “Joseph Raymond McCarthy.” McCarthy, a law student at the time that attended “Marquette University” and who was then elected as a “circuit-court judge” on the year 1939, was a man that no one believed to be capable of being the beginning of America’s hunt for the red individuals (Heale, 1998) (Latham, 1973) (Schrecker, 1994) (Steinberg, 1984)....   [tags: Joseph McCarthy, McCarthyism, Communism]

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Red Scare Fear by Hitler

- ... To prevent even the discussion of Socialism or Communism all democratic liberties are destroyed. The most influential profit makes form a partnership with the Fascist politicians for the complete control of the state so that the power of police and soldiers may be used to punish all dissenters.” (Miller, p.74) Politically, Hitler associated inequality with Communism, and implemented new policies, such as greater pension and less unemployment, to attract more people, even communists when they saw such better opportunities....   [tags: nazi party, self-interest]

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The Red Scare and McCarthyism

- The Red Scare and McCarthyism had begun Paranoia, disloyalty, people losing jobs. The Red Scare and McCarthyism both made everything else worse. Communism is a political theory derived from Karl Marx, advocating class war and leading to a society in which all property is publicly owned and each person works and is paid according to their abilities and needs. At the end of the month when they get their paychecks they both end up with the same amount of money it is not fair, right. but that is more or less what McCarthyism is....   [tags: communism, paranoia, cold war]

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Mccarthyism And The Red Scare

- The Innocent, the Guilty, and the Deceivers At one point in time, it was socially acceptable to accuse someone of a crime of act of social intolerance, without evidence for any selfish need desirable. McCarthyism began, and ended in the 1950s, in which people practiced events of accusing people for selfish motives; the phenomenon lead by the senate Joseph McCarthy. No one dared to speak against him, because if they did they were suspiciously silenced. An event that corresponds McCarthyism previously happened in the 17th century in American history....   [tags: Salem witch trials, The Crucible, McCarthyism]

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The Red Witch Scare

- “There was four. There was four,” were the words that Tituba said before accusing numerous women of witchcraft and dealing with the devil; numerous innocent women. “I have here in my hand a list of 205, a list of names that were made known to the Secretary of State as being members of the Communist Party and who nevertheless are still working and shaping policy in the State Department,” were Senators McCarthy’s words before he accused hundreds of innocent and few not so innocent government employees of being communist spies....   [tags: the Crucible by Arthur Miller]

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The Salem Witch Trials and the Red Scare

- During the 1950s, the United States was afraid of the communist party. This caused the U.S. to quickly judge anybody who was assumed to be a communist. A similar story was the struggle John Proctor had. John Proctor lived within a super proper society, with many of the people in it being superstitious with the Witch Trials going on. The Salem Witch Trials were filled with the lies of people being witches that would eventually destroy their reputations. The United States was in a state of scare when they feared that communist agents would come and try to destroy our government system....   [tags: communist party, john proctor, mccarthism]

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The Red Scare: Communist Witch Hunts

- The Red Scare: Communist Witch Hunts The Red Scare is a term that describe the fear of a potential rise of communists that the citizens of the United States felt back in the 1920s and 1950s. During the Red Scare, Many people were brought for questioning that will determine whether they supports the idea of communism or not and some of them who were brought for questioning were unfortunate. Those who were unfortunate lost their jobs, friends and they were also black listed from their previous jobs....   [tags: questioning, jobs, friends, black listed, fear]

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The Effects and Fight Against the Red Scare

- After the World War II, Red Scare was a period in the 1940's and 50's that came to Hollywood in which the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) attested that Communists had penetrated the film business, particularly were utilizing this stage to pass on their messages. This started an alternate need that communists were setting subliminal messages into Hollywood motion pictures. A further concern was that Communists were in a position to place negative pictures of the United States in films that may have wide widespread dissemination....   [tags: communists, hollywood, boycotting]

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The Red Scare: Truman's Cold War

- The Red Scare was a point in history where America’s politics and society changed. The Red Scare is most commonly referred to as Truman’s Cold War. It mainly took place from 1945 to 1965, yet its influence can still be seen today. America’s politics drastically changed. After World War II, America pointed all its anger and frustration away from Germany and towards its former ally, Russia. America’s foreign policy was the exact opposite of Russia’s. Nothing proposed in the Senate as a peace plan at the one end of the military budget to the other could be enacted unless it could be demonstrated that the Russians would not like it....   [tags: modern US history]

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Hunger Games vs Red Scare

- In the book The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins displays a variety of topics that most readers neglect to consider. One of key aspects she displays is the restriction against individuality. This is a similar theme that dominated the 1920s in America during the Red Scare. During this era many Americans were fearful of expressing views that were not in sync with the government’s perspective; likewise the capitol creates methods that inhibit the citizens ability to voice any opposing views. Most of the time, when controversial opinions were spoken, the punishments put in place were not worthy of the crime, such as the Sacco Vanzetti case in the 1921 and the imprisoning of the Avox girl....   [tags: individuality, book, competition]

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Senator Joseph McCarthy and Homophobia

- In 1950, Senator Joseph McCarthy’s incendiary allegations against the State Department led to a government purging that would eventually cost over a thousand people their jobs. These particular individuals, however, were not dismissed because of any direct ties that they had to the Communist Party, but instead because of their sexual orientation. McCarthy’s original accusations concerning the presence of over 200 Communists working in the government—specifically the State Department—included two allegations that specifically referenced homosexuality, suggesting that homosexuality was itself a danger to the security of the United States....   [tags: The Lavender Scare]

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Overview of The First Red Scare

- In the early part of the twentieth century, Americans feared and fought against the principles of the Bolsheviks. Few Americans today even know what the “Red Scare” was, let alone fear these ideas. However, many of the basic Bolshevik ideas are alive and well in the United States. Citizens of the United States are beginning to accept and even believe in many principles that the Bolshevik Revolution was all about, including eminent domain, loss of freedom of speech, loss of privacy, and income redistribution in the form of very high tax rates....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Repeating History: The Salem Witch Trials and the Red Scare

- Is it possible for history to repeat itself. This seems like an unlikely concept, but it is not as far-fetched as it may seem. There have been many times throughout history that things have seemingly repeated themselves. One of the best examples of this is the Salem Witch Trials in the 1690’s being repeated in the form of the Red Scare of the 1950’s. The Red Scare is reminiscent of the Salem Witch Trials in that people were accused of doing something they did not do, they were only given the choices of condemn or confess, and more harm was done than avoided as a result of the scares....   [tags: communists, accusation]

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Rhetorical Analysis Of Arthur Miller 's ' The Red Scare '

- Back in 1692, in the small town of Salem, Massachusetts, the town was thrown into a state of turmoil. The town had their jimmies rustled by the simple, vacuous accusation of witchcraft. With the whole witchcraft craze of the seventeenth century, the town’s people began to accuse one another of witchcraft. Some accusations were legitimate, but most accusations were just made in pure vengeance for past disputes between one another. Jump three centuries later and the whole country was confronted with a similar issue....   [tags: Salem witch trials, The Crucible, Communism]

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Alfred Hitchcock's Ability to Scare

- Throughout the years, many directors have been making movies that seem to "scare the hell out of people". From thrilling to just suspenseful scenes, Alfred Hitchcock explores different techniques to ensure that he captures the audience's attention. The characters in Hitchcock's films play a very important role in creating the tensions and twists, causing that heart stopping moment where you just want to yell at the TV. He uses the characters like strategically placed chess pieces, knowing exactly when to make his move....   [tags: Alfred Hitchcock's Film Analysis]

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World War II ( Wwii ) And The Red Scare

- Throughout the mid-twentieth century, during both World War II (WWII) and the Red Scare, homosexuals in America continuously endured oppressive government policies and practices, although, the severity of oppression faced in the midst of WWII was considerably less due to the abnormal circumstances and demands of wartime. Despite the expanding antihomosexual policies and procedures of the military, many homosexuals only had to overcome a few minor obstacles when it came to getting in, fitting in, and staying in throughout the war....   [tags: Homosexuality, LGBT, World War II, Gay]

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Why Do Curses and Death Scare People?

- Why do curses and death scare people. What can I say. Another has ben the only anime to actually interest me when it comes to horror. Not because an anime has to do with horror means that I will like it. I’ve seen plenty of horror anime, but the fact of Another’s complexity and well development make it one of the best horror anime out there. “When it comes to anime I'm usually good at guessing what will happen next, but not this anime, it kept me on my toes. The ending had a very nice twist that I never would have expected” (skullhead195) (n.p.) agrees with me....   [tags: horror, anime of people]

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The Red Scare Reality

- The "Red Scare" Reality During the cold war, fear and hostility toward communism were the driving forces behind many of the social and foreign policies in the United States. How much of this fear actually was grounded in reality. During the "Red Scare" America was totally taken over by a fear of communism, or anything/anyone that had anything to do with communism. Much of this fear was really unnecessary when you put things into prospective. American's were afraid of a communist takeover, which would almost never happen in the US....   [tags: American America History]

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Red Scare America 1920

- Red Scare America 1920 World War I was finally over, however, there was a new threat to Americans. This threat was Communism, which was greatly feared by most U.S. citizens. Communism is "a system of social and economic organization in which property is owned by the state or group, to be shared in common or to be distributed among members of the community equally or in proportion to their respective needs."* In 1919, no more than one-tenth of the adult American population belonged to the newly formed Communist movement, and even this small percentage were greatly persecuted....   [tags: essays papers]

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The First Red Scare

- As World War I was heading towards its end Russia was focusing on internal issues. Led by Vladimir Lenin the Bolsheviks embarked on a campaign against the war. Using propaganda which focused on trying to turn the allied troops against their officers Lenin looked to inspire a socialist revolution. The Bolsheviks were also fueled by the poor conditions of the Russian Army. Nicholas II, in a letter to his wife Alexandra, admitted the obstacles that the Russian Army faced, "Again that cursed question of shortage of artillery and rifle ammunition - it stands in the way of an energetic advance." Czar Nicholas tried to deny the fact that his Army was in no condition to continue the fight....   [tags: American History]

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The First Red Scare

- Many historians have examined the post-war Red Scare in 1919-1920, but few have explored the continued influence of the anti-red hysteria throughout the 1920s. This second Red Scare was generally more specific in its victimization, targeting mainly the women's peace movement. This opposition to pacifists grew from a post-war conservatism led by right-wing groups. The documents in this study address the question: What groups attacked the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, and how did League members respond to the attacks....   [tags: American History]

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The Second Red Scare

- The Second Red Scare The McCarthy era, which generally spanned from 1947 to 1957, brought to the forefront of American politics the question of civil rights. At issue were controversies about both First Amendment rights to assembly and free speech and Fifth Amendment rights to due process and freedom from self-incrimination. Anti-Communist actions often involved restrictions on these rights, and heading the anti-Communist movement was the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC). This committee, which consisted of government officials from Congress, was formed to investigate the threat of Communism in America....   [tags: Politics McCarthyism McCarthy]

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red scare

- The war was over. The last cry of help had been heard and peace was supposedly coming to the United States. But everyone was wrong. An ideological war which prompted mass paranoia known as the Red Scare had spread through the US. It began in 1919 and ended in 1921. Red Scare was the label given to the actions of legislation, the race riots, and the hatred and persecution of "subversives" and conscientious objectors during that period of time. At the heart of the Red Scare was the conscription law of May 18, 1917, which was put during World War I in order for the armed forces to be able to conscript more Americans....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Comparing Arthur MIller and John Proctor

- The Crucible Arthur Miller wrote The Crucible as a protest paper to the brutality of the Red Scare .The Red Scare was the inoperable fear of Communism within the United States. This scare was caused as a result of the Cold War in the 1950’s. During the Cold War the US was scared of an attack of the Soviets, and the Soviets were equally as scared of an attack upon them by us. Joseph McCarthy, a Senator from Wisconsin, saw this fear as an opportunity to rise to power. McCarthy had many supporters that were primarily Republicans, Catholics, Conservative Protestants, and Blue-collar workers....   [tags: the crucible, communism, red scare]

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Arthur Miller's Comparing of Similarities in The McCarthy Era and The Salem Witch Trials Illustrated in The Crucible

- “She thinks to dance with me on my wife’s grave. And well she might, for I thought of her softly. God help me, I lusted, and there is a promise in such sweat. But it is a whore’s vengeance, and you must see it, I set myself entirely in your hands.” John Proctor says this to Danforth in the movie “The Crucible,” which is a fascinating, and disturbing story based on an important event in history. This event was the Salem Witch Trials. The author Arthur Miller wrote this story in response to the major event the McCarthy Era....   [tags: American History, Red Scare]

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How Hitler Utilized Red Scare to Obtain His Power

- After the World War I, Germany, Italy and Japan were majorly affected by and resented the inequality of the Treaty of Versailles. These “have-not” countries were under the rule of repressive dictatorship, which in turn sought to redress the issues caused by the World War I. In Germany, Adolf Hitler, a one-time Germany’s chancellor who rose to power during the 1920s and early 1930s at a time of when political, social, and economic upheavals rose continuously. He came to light as a prominent leader of the Nazi Party, as he seized his massive power by spreading Red Scare, or the fear of Communism (Sanford, p....   [tags: Nazi party, World War II]

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The House of Un-American Activities Committee, Hollywood and the Red Scare

- “When a great democracy is destroyed, it will not be because of enemies from without, but rather because of enemies from within.” During the late 1940s and early 1950s, these words of Abraham Lincoln were all on the minds of Americans (McCarthyism). After fighting against Communism for decades, the fear of it taking down the country terrorized people’s thoughts. Even more so, people were extremely frightened of the idea that there could be Communists within the spotlights of American influence that were plotting the destruction of the United States....   [tags: HUAC Hearings]

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Joseph McCarthy and McCarthyism

- The Second Red Scare was a period of heightened fears of the Soviet Union and the political ideology of Communism. The paranoia and hysteria inherent to this period led to discrimination of Communists. Joseph McCarthy was a main player in this Red Scare, which was sometimes called the “Witch-Hunts in Washington.” He was a Wisconsin senator who made claims against those whom he suspected of being Communists or Communist sympathizers. Joseph McCarthy was born in a small town in Wisconsin on November 15, 1908....   [tags: Biography, Red Scare]

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Comparing the Salem Witch Trials and the Red Scare

- Inspired by the Red Scare, which was fuled by use of the either-or ( black and white) fallacy of thinking, Arthur Miller’s The Crucible depicts the village of Salem undergoing its own period of black and white thinking along with the suspicion and hysteria which followed. Miller exploits the literary element of setting to support the portrayal of the effects of black and white thinking in Salem Witch Trials of 1692. The beginning of something new establishes a setting of opportunities, creating optimism and purpose for an uncertain future....   [tags: comparison compare contrast 2014]

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How the Red Scare Created a Hollywood Blacklist

- In the 1930s and 1940s many Hollywood writers, actors, producers, and directors were suspected for communist affiliations. During this time, communism was a popular political movement in the United States, especially among young liberals. There was a growing fear of communism invading American society. By the end of World War Two an event known as the Red Scare resulted in communism become increasingly feared and hated by many in the United States. The Hollywood blacklist caused the Hollywood industry a lot of harm in its business and reputation....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Outbreak of AIDS in the United States

- The 1980s and early 1990s were a controversial time in U.S. history. The most notable occurrence of dispute comes from the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)/ Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) epidemic. There were numerous theories regarding how the sickness spread, but a well-known cause of this epidemic was a result of poor medical waste technology. In the 1980s, most medical waste management was regulated by each state. The most common disposal method of medical needles at the time was through the use of red, plastic bags marked ‘Infectious.’ As the epidemic grew, lab technicians treating infected individuals realized these bags were not useful in the prevention of the disease b...   [tags: US history, HIV, aids scare]

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US History: The 1950´s Nightmare

- The 1950’s Nightmare Where american citizens afraid during the 1950’s. From the films we see about this certain time period most would say no because from the looks of the film they had no problems. People had on smiles and families greeted each other happily as they came home from school or work. What you don’t see in those films is what was really happening during the 1950’s movie magic can cover up the parts of the 50’s that were basically pure nightmares to go through. Though it may be true that families in the fifties would still greet each other when they walked through the door but like was all just black and white smiles....   [tags: red scare, nuclear attack, wars]

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Biography of Charles Spencer Chaplin

- James Agee once wrote in Life Magazine of Charlie Chaplin’s career as, “The finest pantomime, the deepest emotion, and the richest and most poignant poetry was in his work”. One thing that personally inspires me about Charlie Chaplin was his charisma. In every film he has been apart of, he always manages to make everyone in the room laugh whether using slapstick comedy or the use of simple gags. In this project, I will explore Chaplin’s upbringing, his great movie career, and why Chaplin was unwelcome in the United States during the Red Scare of the 1950’s....   [tags: film, red scare, movie career]

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Intolerance and The Puritans

- When facing fear, the human race is more predictable than it would like to think. People act irrationally when confronted with threats from an unknown enemy, and quickly try to identify the source of their fear, by blaming others. These others are often outcasts, or people that are different than the norm, which is defined by society. The reaction to these adversaries is quick, and often very harsh. This type of intolerance has occurred throughout history, first in the Salem witch trials, then the Red Scare and McCarthyism, and most recently, the war on terror....   [tags: Salem Witch Trials, The Red Scare]

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To What Extent Did Film Propaganda during the Second Red Scare Influence Anti-Communist Hysteria?

- Section A: Plan of Investigation The focus of this investigation is the ability of leaders to appeal to human emotion through propaganda. Propaganda became especially prevalent in the United States of America during the Second Red Scare between 1947 and 1954. Propaganda assisted in the infiltration of anti-communist ideals. This examination specifically focuses on the extent to which film propaganda during this time period influenced anti-communist hysteria. The movies produced during the Cold War glorified American democracy and an evaluation is completed discussing the impact of this glorification on society....   [tags: leaders appealing to human emotion thru propaganda]

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The Cold War

- The Cold War had an impact regarding Americans socially and culturally. What was the Cold War. The Cold War was a small war between the US and the Soviet Union. It ended up to be that the Soviet Union ended after this.What specifically in social and cultural life did it impact. It impacted how people bonded and they got closer with different cultures, such as African Americans. Some of history’s most famous speeches given during this time include John F. Kennedy’s “A strategy to Peace” and Dwight D....   [tags: US, soviet union, red scare]

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Cloud Computing and the Computer Scare

- Once you login to your computer you are bound to use an application that is related to the cloud computing infrastructure. For example, when any service needs an internet connection it immediately uses what is known as a “cloud” network, which is a broad term for the use of a device or application that is not physically present. The computer user is then accessing a network in the cloud, which stores personal information and allows for multiple tasks to be completed in an efficient manner rather than just using a single personal computer....   [tags: Information Technology ]

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Comparing the the Red Scare and Salem Witch Trials in The Crucible by Arthur Miller

- Arthur Miller’s The Crucible utilizes a fictional account of the Salem Witch Trials to expose the mob mentality associated with the Red Scare of the 1950’s and the sometimes overzealous fight against communism in America. By references to the events that took place in the Witch Trials, the playwright successfully portrays society’s behavior at its tyrannical worst, exposing fraud, faulty logic, vindictiveness, zealotry, and evil (Brater). Arthur Miller creates a parallel between the societal events of mass in the 1600’s and those in the 1950’s....   [tags: comparison compare contrast 2014]

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The Media's Role in the Escalation of Palmer Raids and the Red Scare in America

- Newspapers are supposed to give us an unbiased factual report of important events, but that isn’t always the case.  Newspapers can make certain events seem more important and more consequential than other events.  This happened during the Palmer Raids of the early 1920’s.  Newspapers made the Palmer Raids more prevalent and Anti-Communist feelings stronger among the American public during the 1920’s. To understand how the media escalated the Red Scare and Palmer Raids it helps to have a brief history of them.  After World War I there was a Red Scare among many Americans.  There are many explanations for this: rampant inflation, a tough job market, strikes, race riots, and the public’s need f...   [tags: American America History]

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Senator Joseph McCarthy and The Committee of Unamerican Activities (HUAC)

- The political cartoon “It’s Okay--Were  Hunting Communists”manages to sum up the events and political chaos of "The Red Scare"(751, Government and Law). Specifically, the artist is able to mock President Harry Truman, Senator Joseph McCarthy, and The Committee of Unamerican Activities(HUAC). The artist use of facial expression and symbolism paints a picture for the audience, and their feelings towards these issues. The use of this political cartoon also take historical events, and helps to illustrate the meaning and consequences of these events....   [tags: political cartoon, Harry Truman, Red Scare]

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Comparing the Salem Witch Trials, Nazi Germany, and the Red Scare

- In the novel The Crucible, Arthur Miller paints an image in the reader’s mind of the brutality that ensued in the Salem, Massachucettes Witch Trials and ventures into the personal stories of both the victims and the people who initiated the entire catastrophe. History is constantly repeating itself, this becomes apparent by comparing the Salem Witch Trials, Nazi Germany, and the Communist scare in America. When Arthur Miller wrote The Crucible, he kept in mind what some thoughtlesslessly assumed to be an ever expanding Communist revolution and utilized some of the corrupt problems throughout those years in his play....   [tags: comparison compare contrast 2014]

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Red Scare and 9/11

- Government welfare assists families that are low-income. When the government assists, it is assisting families with financial problems. Many programs require families to meet certain requirements such as, financial, residential, and citizenship. There are a lot of families that do not have any income coming into the household and that’s where Welfare come in at. With no income coming into the household, families are more dependent on the government for assistance. Single-mothers are the ones that are demanding of government assistance such as TANF and SNAP....   [tags: terrorist attacks on US soil]

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the war scare

- The War Scare It has been said that the United States is just like the Roman Empire. We started off small, became a great power, and hit a high point in life, all of which have happened to the United States. Now, in the twenty-first century, we are putting ourselves in places and positions that many believe that we do not belong in. For Example, in the country of Afghanistan, we have “worn out our welcome”. We went over there, set up American businesses, and basically took over their business flow....   [tags: essays research papers]

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America's Communism Scare and the Hollywood Blacklist

- BLACKLIST - A list of persons who are under suspicion, disfavor, or censure, or who are not to be hired, served, or otherwise accepted. -- http://www.merriam-webster.com/ During the late 1940’s and throughout the 1950’s, there was a great fear of Communism in America and abroad. The House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC) was created in 1938 as a means to investigate and weed out Communists and Communist supporters from American society. Its first major attack was on the Hollywood film industry....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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Symbolic References in the Short Story Every Day USe by In Alice Walker

- Symbolism is a technique used by many author’s; Alice Walker was one who used the Techniques on many objects. Symbolism is an object used to represent something greater than what it is. “The quilts represented important people”, but the character “Dee” doesn’t realize it. Instead wanted the quilts to use as a piece of art. Heritage is meant to be passed from generation to generation but Dee (Wangero Leewanika kemango ), who is daughter of Mama Johnson, didn’t understand the true Meaning of heritage....   [tags: the quilts, scare, slavery]

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Economic Systems Attempt to Allocate and Make Effective Use of Scare Resources

- LO2.1 Explain how economic systems attempt to allocate and make effective use of scarce resources effectively Free market economy: sometimes called capitalism.in this type.in this type of economy most decisions are taken through the operation of the market mechanism . Supply and demand and to pay influence decision making. There is very little government intervention in business decision” (BPP, 2007, pp. 138-170), (Doc.mbalib.com. 2013) Command economy:” it is refered to as state controlled .in this type of economy decisions are taken collectively, usually by centrall planning commitees.the government controles what is produced ,gow much is produced the price and who the goods are avai...   [tags: economy, companies, develop]

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Plans Change: How a Family Health Scare Altered My Future

- Plans Change A few days doesn’t seem like a long time, but when you’re waiting to hear the fate of your husband, a few days can feel like an eternity. “I may have a brain tumor.” I felt my knees start to give, as my husband delivered this news. “We have to wait for the results of my brain scan, and it may be a few days before we know for sure”. It was during this waiting period, that I was forced to consider the unimaginable. If my husband, did in fact have a brain tumor, he may not survive. That I alone, a stay at home mom, without a college education, or any real skills to speak of, would be able to support my family....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Hysteria in The Crucible by Arthur Miller and in the Red Scare

- What is hysteria. By definition, hysteria is a state of intense agitation, anxiety, or excitement, especially as manifested by large groups or segments of society. In a broader sense however, hysteria is a killer, the delitescent devil. Hysteria was the main cause of nineteen deaths in the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. Years later, hysteria was responsible for countless ruined reputations and lives during the era of Senetor Joe McCarthy. Hysteria does not just appear out of nowhere though. There are driving forces such as revenge and abuse of power that bring about the irrational fear that can take over society....   [tags: Essay on The Crucible]

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Terrorism: If You Can't Beat Them, Scare Them

- Throughout history, great effort has been undertaken, both in times of war and peace, to incite change through aggressive action. These aggressive actions have often been purposed to directly incite fear and terror into an opposing group. When these actions have been used in lieu of or in addition to political dissent, and have been directed to forcibly direct political actions based upon fear, they can be defined as terrorism. Terrorism is any aggressive action designed to create governmental, political, or institutional change based upon a fear of consequences from a foreign or opposing party should change not occur; as opposed to change based upon the benefits and betterment of society or...   [tags: World History]

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A Scary Good Time : ' Howl O Scream '

- A Scary Good Time Fall. The leaves are falling, the air is getting brisk, the sense of spookiness surely does not go unmissed. It can be seen throughout town, but Busch Gardens’ Howl-O-Scream is the largest venue around. Howl-O-Scream is Busch Gardens’ alter ego come fall, there are monsters and ghouls inside the park and in haunted houses. Seeing the production as a guest simply puts one in awe, but much more appreciation for the event is felt by the employees. Members of the haunted houses, better known as the Scare Squad, appreciate the fact that they work in a historical park, provide guest with an array of emotions, and create a unique family-like dynamic with fellow cast members....   [tags: Fear, Claustrophobia, Haunted house, Anxiety]

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Bird and Wildlife Management at Airports

- On January 15, 2009, United Airlines flight 1549 ditched into the Hudson river immediately after take off from New York’s LaGuardia Airport only five passengers were seriously injured and seventy-eight passengers reported minor injuries. It was brilliant piloting of Captain Chesley Sullenberger that saved everyone from a horrendous death but how did this event occur. From reports and interviews, the aircraft suffered damage to both of the aircraft’s engines. The cause of the failure to both engines, was non other than a flock of Canada Geese that flew into both engines, during the first two minutes of the flight....   [tags: Safety]

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Napoleon: A Cruel Yet Effective Leader in George Orwell's Animal Farm

- Napoleon, a main character in George Orwell's Animal Farm, was very cruel. so why does everyone consider him such an effective leader. In Animal Farm Orwell gives Napoleon, the dictator of the farm, many characteristics that make him an effective leader. Throughout the book Napoleon had a manipulative attitude, a strong support system, and he used scare tactics to intimidate and gain control of the other animals on the farm. Although Napoleon was not a strong public speaker he was very manipulative and used propaganda to persuade others to listen to him....   [tags: Animal Farm Essays]

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Director George A. Romero

- George A. Romero is a director that is well known for his famous zombie movies; Night of the Living Dead (1968) and Dawn of the Dead (1978). Even though they were made years apart from each other they both still share more than just the fear of a zombie apocalypse. During the times of the makings of both movies America was in the middle of the second red scare and the Cold War. George A. Orwell’s works reflect these conflicts and peoples fears of communism in his movies. The second Red Scare arose in the 1940’s after the Second World War when the Cold War between the US and the Soviet Union intensified....   [tags: Zombie, Night of the Living Dead, Dawn of the Dead]

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Wilson 's Most Cherished Condition Of The Treaty Of Versailles-

- Wilson 's most cherished condition of the Treaty of Versailles- the League of Nations- and the complete devistation brought down upon Germany, who was soley responsible for repais, led to the rise and acceptance of the infamous Adolf Hilter. While WWI was transpiring, something big was happening in Russia, something that would also affect the American people 's sense of safety- Communism. Communism first became a major system of government in Russia after the Russian Revolution in 1917....   [tags: United States, World War II, Soviet Union]

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The Anti Smoking Campaign For Curbing Youth Smoking

- Truth is of the many national anti-smoking campaigns aimed at curbing youth smoking in the United States. The Truth campaign was “established as part of the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement between major U.S. tobacco companies and 46 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and five territories”(Truthinitialive.org). In the ad it is evident that a person is lying dead on a bed. The pale, white feet lying on a bed covered by thin white sheet, with a tag hanging from the toe suggest it is the tag that identifies the body....   [tags: Tobacco, Nicotine, Smoking, Cigarette]

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Exposing The Irony of McCarthyism

- Both The Crucible and “Talkin’ John Birch Paranoid Blues” agree with the hypocrisy and lack of sense that the time called the Red Scare or McCarthyism began, fed and ended. The Crucible uses the Salem Witch Trials as an allegory to show this side of the Red Scare while Bob Dylan uses an obvious sarcasm to show his point of view. Both Bob Dylan and Arthur Miller expose the irony of the time period called McCarthyism. The Crucible was written to show people living during the Cold War how ridiculous their thoughts, actions and beliefs were....   [tags: Communism]

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The Crucible By Arthur Miller

- Arthur Miller’s The Crucible takes place in Salem, Massachusetts in 1692. During this time period, Salem is in hysteria due to the witch hunts and trials of the seventeenth century. The hysteria of the witch trials paints a picture of Good vs Evil which makes The Crucible a morality play. Furthermore, Miller intended to create his characters this way in order for people to reflect on their current way of life. Specifically, the Red Scare that was taking place when the play was first released. The Crucible is a morality play due to the dramatization of Good and Evil that is shown in the characters....   [tags: Salem witch trials, The Crucible, John Proctor]

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New England And Chesapeake Colonies

- In the 1600’s, America was the new world, and the land of opportunity, which spurred settlers to travel to the region seeking religious freedom or economic success. However, as the colonies of New England and Chesapeake were settled, they had contrasting viewpoints on how they should live, and manage their newly occupied settlements. These viewpoints correlated to specific problems arising in each area. For example, the New England colonies experienced the witchcraft scare, and the Chesapeake colonies experienced civil uprisings like Bacon’s rebellion....   [tags: Thirteen Colonies, United States]

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The Mind Of Roland Marchand

- In the words of the great stand up comedian Eddie Izzard, “Never put a sock in a toaster”. Although this quote is completely unrelated to the topic at hand, it has captured your attention. Now the topic that I will be addressing in the following essay is the issue of whether or not it was ethical to point out the flaws of consumers in advertisements in the 1920s. From what I have observed, it seems that it was completely necessary and therefore I would say was ethical, since it didn’t seem to harm anyone too severely....   [tags: Advertising, Marketing, Consumer protection, Fear]

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John Winthrop And The Great Awakening

- John Winthrop and Jonathan Edwards were two different authors, writing in two different time periods, but had a common goal. They were working bring people both to Christ and back to Christ. Winthrop was preaching his sermon called, “A Model of Christian Charity” on the ship to the “New World.” Winthrop preached about men giving gifts to other men so that God could give people who have gifts the satisfaction of helping someone in need. On the other hand, Edwards was writing, "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" in a time period called the Great Awakening, in an attempt to bring “corrupted people” back to the church with scare tactics....   [tags: Christianity, God]

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The Crucible by Arthur Miller

- ... What did he mean about this. That his play had to do with a self experience and a very important theme that should of been known to a lot of people. However “Miller had been drawn to the story in Salem for quite some time, and was adamant that his play was not a direct attack to McCarthy." That answered my question a little. It made me think why will he say it wasn't towards McCarthy. Was it because many people thought that it was or seemed like it was. According to all that he actually wrote The Crucible as a respond to Senator McCarthy and the house of U American Activities....   [tags: what was the author's intention for writing it?]

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The Crucible By Arthur Miller

- In his article “Why I Wrote The Crucible”, Arthur Miller elaborates on the political allegory he incorporated into his drama, The Crucible. Miller parallels the foundation of fear behind the Salem witch trials and the Second Red Scare, proving that it was the dominating factor perpetuating both conflicts. Analyzing Miller’s argument and drawing evidence from The Crucible, it is proven that the witch trials within The Crucible as well as the congressional hearings during the Second Red Scare were founded on the fear of the populace....   [tags: Salem witch trials, The Crucible, Witchcraft]

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Crime And Criminology Essay Outline

- Essay Plan: ACR101 Introducing Crime and Criminology Taking a ‘soft’ approach to young offenders will only make them worse – it is better to ‘scare them straight’ so that they desist from further offending. Critically discuss this statement with reference to Justice and Welfare approaches to common types of juvenile crime. Introduction - In this paper, the issues of soft and hard approach to juvenile criminals will be explained that will help the readers to understand which approach is the best to treat the young offenders....   [tags: Crime, Criminology, Criminal law]

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Hpw to Keep Raccoons Out of Your Garden

- Raccoons can wreak havoc on your harvest, especially when you're trying to grow sweet corn (Zea mays), which in addition to other plant and animal matter, is part of their diet. Hardy to U.S. Department of Agriculture planting zones 4 through 8, sweet corn is favored by these masked bandits during its ripening stage. (See References 1 and 2) To avoid a disappointing harvest, there are various things you can do to keep raccoons out of your garden. Fence Them Out Although a 3-foot-tall chicken-wire fence might keep other unwanted garden critters out, raccoons are good climbers, and won't let that stop them from getting to your sweet corn....   [tags: sweet corn, raccoons, agriculture]

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The Cold War

- The second World War brought untold suffering to million across the globe, but it also launched the United States into the position of a superpower for the next 50 years. With the utter destruction of nations across Europe, Africa, and Asia, both winners and losers, America easily assumed a dominant position in the coming international system and captured the ability to reconstruct the world using its high democratic ideals. The United States was the most powerful nation in the world. It is said that absolute power corrupts absolutely, and with postwar America it was no different....   [tags: History, Global Power]

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Social Changes and Unrest in American During World War I

- ... The other consisted of eight bombs set off in eight different places. One of the eight bombs went off in the home of A. Mitchell Palmer (Schmidt p. 236). Palmer was the Attorney General Of the United States. He escaped without injury but the incident made Palmer start believing radicals were trying to overthrow him and the government. This ignited Palmer’s campaign to start identifying groups who posed a danger to the country. When found individuals within these terror groups would be arrested, tried, then deported....   [tags: reds, communitsts, acarchists, immigrants]

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I Am A 22 Year Old At That Time

- I am a 22-year-old at that time. Who is just graduate and get a job right away, my job is “News reporter” what is news reporter do, the job sound is interesting .Yes, it is but the problem is I do not study for writing a news. I studied about Faculty of Mass Communication, Department of Radio and Television. I studied about the news just one subject, I barely to know how to wrote the news. So the first thing I do not know is why they have hired me. However, it did not matter because I got a job....   [tags: 2007 singles, Debut albums]

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World War I and the Home Front

- America’s involvement in World War I not only impacted the war front but also the people left on the home front. When America entered World War I in 1917 the government enforced many measures on its citizens, many of which violated constitutional rights. The biggest measure inflicted on the American population was censorship. The formation of the Committee on Public Information (CPI) and the passing of the Espionage Act and Sedition Amendment stole American’s freedom of speech, created an anti-German sentiment, and led to deportation during the post-war Red Scare....   [tags: U.S. History ]

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