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“Red Alert Is The Colour Of Panic. Elevated To The Point

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“Red alert is the colour of panic
Elevated to the point of static
Beating into the hearts of the fanatics
And the neighborhood 's a loaded gun
Idle thought lead to full-throttle screaming
And the welfare is asphyxiating
Mass confusion is all the new age and it 's creating a feeding ground for the bottom feeders of hysteria”
American Eulogy by Green Day was written and released in 2009 giving their audience the feeling of what it is like to be in the middle of mass hysteria and trying to escape that life. Just as people felt During the Cold War and the Salem Witch Trials.
The Crucible takes place in Salem, Massachusetts when he wrote the play in 1953 during the Cold War between the United States and Russia. The Crucible presents an
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Senator Joseph R. McCarthy, investigated allegations of subversive elements in the government and the Hollywood film industry. Even the declaration of Independence was seen as a radical document that undermines the government of the U.S. This is when the pledge started being integrated everywhere as a loyalty oath. Communists in America believed that everything that they did was for the good of the poor to make their lives better. Karen Zeinert author of in American History; McCarthy and the Fear of Communism proves this statement. “…they established schools to teach volunteers how to “colonize” an organization, and they set out to help the less fortunate to show what the party could do.” Because of all the finger pointing and blaming people that may not be guilty and punishing them on a suspicion during the cold war McCarthyism was created. McCarthyism is the practice of making accusations of subversion or treason without proper regard for evidence. It got its name from Senator Joseph McCarthy who rose to national prominence by initiating a probe to ferret out communists holding prominent positions. “What was relevant and significant in regards to McCarthyism and the Red Scare was the Korean War, in which more than 30,000
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