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Unformatted text preview: convictions overturned. While it is easy to understand the efforts behind the thoughts of McCarthyism it is also relevant that the idea was not properly controlled. McCarthyism is inappropriate for any time period. The fact that Americans were in fear from recent events made McCarthyism possible, but the Government was responsible for controlling the investigations making sure that the innocent were not convicted. Than allowing things to get so out of hand that neighbors turned on each other with no proof is what makes the McCarthyism era so inappropriate. References Simkin, John. (2003). McCarthyism. Spartucus Educational. Retrieved August 11, 2010 from: http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAmccarthyism.htm...
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