McCarthyism.rtf - McCarthyism Answer the following...

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McCarthyism Answer the following questions and submit according to your teacher’s instructions. 1. What is McCarthyism? red scare of communism spread (alleged communism spread to the US) 2. What is HUAC? The House Un-American Activities Committee ( HUAC ) was created in 1938 to investigate alleged disloyalty and subversive activities on the part of private citizens, public employees, and those organizations suspected of having Communist ties. 3. Name 2 people who were accused of having communist sympathies and called before the committee? Arthur Miller, Elia Kazan 4. From the previous question, why was each person accused? miller: refused to name communists kazan: alleged member of the communist party in nyc 4. Who were Julius and Ethel Rosenberg? Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were American citizens who were convicted, with others, of conspiracy for espionage on behalf of the Soviet Union in the late 1940s, when it was an ally of the United States during World War II. They were tried, convicted, and executed by the federal

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