Red Scare

Red Scare - c. Boston police Strike i. Commissioner fired...

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Red Scare (1919) 1. Origins a. National backlash against non conformists b. Wartime Mood i. Uglier dimension ii. People looking for people not 100% American c. Radical Movement i. American Communist party 1. 70,000 people dedicated . 2. Our fear was exaggerated ii. Comintern d. Post-War mood 2. Seattle General Strike a. Bpomb threats b. Coal miners on strike i. John Lewis= a maverick with coal
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Unformatted text preview: c. Boston police Strike i. Commissioner fired policemen and weakened force ii. Calvin Coolidge supported the commissioner and it made him popular d. Aftermath 3. Nail Crusade a. Radicalism 4. Aftermath a. Consequences Elections of 1920 (Normalcy) 1. Republican Restoration 1. Culture War...
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