Mccarthyism Was The Rise Of Joseph Mccarthyism In The United States

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McCarthyism is a term that refers to making an accusation without proper evidence to back it up. It is named after and was used by Joseph McCarthy, who accused several hundred people in the United States government of secretly being communist. McCarthyism easily appealed to and influenced the United States due to the terror and uneasiness surrounding communism as the Cold War intensified, causing the second Red Scare to emerge.
Following World War II, America entered the Cold War with Russia, suspicion of communist corruption in the United States grew. This threat that was perceived by Americans become known as the Red Scare do to the suspicion and distrust placed in the United States by communism. McCarthy used this perceived threat to convince

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