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    Rosenberg

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    1915: Ethel Greenglass Rosenberg born March 1917: The Russian Revolution begins 1917: Espionage Act that the Rosenbergs are convicted of violating is enacted May 12, 1918: Julius Rosenberg born 1929: Communist Party of the United States is founded Early 1930's: Julius Rosenberg is member of Young Communist League; campaigns for Scottsboro Boys 1934: Julius Rosenberg enters City College of New York; is involved in radical politics Summer 1939: Julius and Ethel Rosenberg married December 7, 1941:

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    Rosenberg Spies

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    Rosenberg Spies In 1951, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were convicted of passing information to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) concerning the construction of nuclear weapons. In 1953, the United States Government executed them. Some say, the Rosenbergs received their just punishment. Many historians feel that the trial was unfair, and that international claims for clemency were wrongly ignored. These historians claim that the Rosenbergs were assassinated by the US government

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    The Rosenbergs

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    mysteries. One of the greatest mysteries which occurred in 1953 was the electrocution of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg under the Espionage Act. They were convicted for giving the secret information about the atomic bomb to the Soviet Union. The anti-communist sentiment that characterized the Cold War and McCarthyism led to their trial and execution. Even though there is some evidence of the Rosenbergs' guilt, numerous facts which were discovered after the death of Ethel and Julius argue more convincingly

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    The Rosenberg Trial

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    The Rosenberg trial, which ended in a double execution in 1953, was one of the century's most controversial trials. It was sometimes referred to as, "the best publicized spy hunt of all times" as it came to the public eye in the time of atom-spy hysteria. Husband and wife, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were charged with conspiracy to commit espionage. Most of the controversy surrounding this case came from mass speculation that there were influences being reinforced by behind-the-scenes pressure, mainly

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    The Rosenbergs: Crime of Espionage

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    In the 1950’s, the Soviet Union gained information on the atomic bomb with the help of two Americans. The couple, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, suffered greatly for their crime. The Rosenbergs, having committed a crime of espionage on the US, had a large impact on not only the nation, but the world. This was due to their historical execution. Julius Rosenberg was born on May 12, 1918, in New York City (Petersen 1). Julius grew up in poverty on the lower east side of New York. He was the youngest

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    Thomas Evans Mr. Hinchcliff Jr. History 2B 3rd Hour 25, March 2014 Rosenberg Trial Research Paper The Rosenberg trial's outcome was largely influenced by the political state at the time. The evidence held by the government wasn't much, but due to a combination of fear and political turmoil the evidence was more than enough to make their guilty verdict. Though Julius did not transfer the secrets of the atomic bomb to Moscow, as Judge Kaufman had claimed near the midst of the trial, the pair were sentenced

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    The Rosenbergs changed the course of American history by their disclosure of critical secrets of the United States to the Soviet Union. After World War II, the American people became very concerned about the spread of communism, and the United States government was worried that the Soviet Union could become a serious international threat if they possessed the knowledge to develop atomic weapons. In 1949, the Soviet Union detonated their first atomic bomb (biography.com editors, “Julius Rosenberg

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    The Rosenberg Case On June 19, 1953, there came an end to what would become known as “the trial of the century”. Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were convicted for being Soviet spies and leaking crucial information about the creation of atomic weapons to the Soviet Union. They were sentenced to death and executed by use of the electric chair, leaving behind two orphaned children. However, they have never admitted to committing this crime and their involvement in the leaking of the so-called Manhattan

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    Julius and Ethel Rosenberg Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were the only United States civilians to get executed for committing espionage (Ethel Rosenberg). Julius Rosenberg took down many people with him. He also helped a lot of groups working as a spy. Many of the people he took down along with him were people close to him such as his wife, Ethel Rosenberg, her family, and his friends while growing up. The groups that were helping him during his time of committing espionage were the The Komitet Gosudarstvennoy

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    instances during the Second Red Scare was the trial of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. “ “Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, a married couple convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage in 1951, and put to death in the electric chair. The execution marked the dramatic finale of the most controversial espionage case of the Cold War.” (http://www.history.com/) Ethel Greenglass was born on September 25, 1915, in New York City. “Julius Rosenberg was born to a family of Jewish immigrants in New York City on May 12

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