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McCarthyism week 1 - Democrat Party because certainly the people of America voted for Republic Defend or Criticize McCarthyism as appropriate or

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Running head: MCCARTHYISM 1 McCarthyism HIS/135 10/8/11 Gavin Hodge
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MCCARTHYISM 2 McCarthyism Anticommunism had created fear of irrational, overwhelmed concerns. Senator Joseph McCarthy, A “mediocre” republican senator from Wisconsin saw that fear, and leached off it to improve political fortunes for himself. McCarthyism affected the lives of all Americans, because everyone was paranoid, and this started a huge amount of fear. But for many others they lost their jobs, and some went to prison were they sat for as long as two years. The political thinking of people in America at this time was without a doubt Republican Party toward over the
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Unformatted text preview: Democrat Party, because certainly the people of America voted for Republic. Defend or Criticize McCarthyism as appropriate or inappropriate during the time in which McCarthyism occurred. During this time I think it was appropriate given the circumstances. But I also think that it was over indulge, by many people not just the ones who were accusing but by the ones who had great fear. I think if people would have just stayed calm, and not have made such a big deal out of this McCarthyism would not have made History. People always over react, and McCarthy used this as an advantage for his political gain....
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This note was uploaded on 12/02/2011 for the course ECONOMICS ECO taught by Professor David during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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