RED SCARE: Fear of communism spreading to this countryoEvents leading to red scare:oAfraid of anything near communism. Even socialism.1.BOLSHEVIK REVOLUTIONa.When the US got involved the enemy we were fighting against was Germany, Austria, Hungary. Our allies were Russia, France, Great Britainb.If Russia pulled out of war, German soldiers would pull out of Russia and head toward us. 2.RUSSIA PULLING OUT OF WORLD WAR 13.SEDITION ACT OF 1917a.Made it illegal to speak your opinions about war.b.Debbs continued to speak out against war. It was illegal. He was thrown in jail and continued to run forpresident. c.This hurt the socialist caused.Debb looked unpatriotic during this war. Debbs was close enough to being a communist and he was in our country opposing the war effort. 4.GREEN CORN REBELION 1917a. Oklahoma. b.Attempted to arrive at nation’s capital with massive demonstration against the war. c.They did not even make it out of Oklahomad.The Green Corn Rebels became frustrated when no one backed them.
e.They blew up bridges, vandalized public and private property. Burned down green corn fields in spring.