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    Joseph McCarthy took this one step further and made more than two-hundred accusations against these supposed communists, one of these people being Arthur Miller. Miller dared to stand against McCarthy and used The Crucible as a way to show McCarthy’s flaws without approaching him directly. The Salem Witch Trials and the Scares in the Mid Nineteen hundreds both remind us that no man is perfect, and we do make mistakes. Both the people accused in Salem and during the McCarthy hearing were convicted

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    Andre Nguyen Ms. Trahan English 10 9 November 2016 The McCarthy Hearings vs The Salem Witch Trials The McCarthy Hearings and the Salem Witch Trials both transformed the thought process of Americans today. Despite being described as completely unique and distinguished events, they both are eerily similar in appearance. The Salem Witch Trials and McCarthyism are both described as witch hunts with several similarities in the way the inspired fear but they have several differences in the motivation

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    Comparing the Salem Witch Trials, European Witchcraft Craze and the McCarthy Hearings The evidence of witchcraft and related works has been around for many centuries. Gradually, though, a mixture a religious, economical, and political reasons instigated different periods of fear and uncertainty among society. Witchcraft was thought of as a connection to the devil that made the victim do evil and strange deeds. (Sutter par. 1) In the sixteenth, seventeenth, and twentieth century, the hysteria over

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    The main focus of the article is explaining the hearings and what Joseph Welch did to take a stand against senator McCarthy. It also talks about Joseph Welch’s famous quote, “Have you no sense of decency?” The article summarizes the hearings and explains how Senator Joseph McCarthy accused hundreds of people of being communists. Republican senators stopped attending the hearings because McCarthy hired staff without consulting with others. When McCarthy got into a fight with the U.S. Army, he temporarily

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    In 1926 John Logie Baird transmitted his first image with his new mechanical television. As the 4”x2” image of his business partner illuminated his face, Baird was completely unaware of the influence this new medium would have on the opinions and attitudes of the people of the world. Television represented a new opportunity to bring not only audio like radio but to place an image in every home. Along with the work of many other inventors television was soon to become a viable medium of entertainment

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    relationship between the individual and the state, we do it ourselves. It seems to Fred Friendly and myself..that this is a subject that should be argued endlessly. (Edwards 111) It was not difficult for Senator Joseph McCarthy to understand that the episode was direct towards him. McCarthy was an American politician, serving as a Republican U.S. senator from the state of Wisconsin from 1947 until his

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    Essay on Joseph McCarthy and McCarthyism

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    discrimination of Communists. Joseph McCarthy was a main player in this Red Scare, which was sometimes called the “Witch-Hunts in Washington.” He was a Wisconsin senator who made claims against those whom he suspected of being Communists or Communist sympathizers. Joseph McCarthy was born in a small town in Wisconsin on November 15, 1908. After quitting school at the age of fourteen, he had a short stint as a chicken farmer and became the manager of a local grocery store (“McCarthy”). At the age of twenty

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    Joeseph Mccarthy Essay

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    Who was Joseph McCarthy? 	Joseph R. McCarthy was born in 1908 on a family farm in Wisconsin. He went to a country school and decided he was done with his education at the young age of 14. After that, he explained to his family that he was finished with his studies and wanted to become a farmer like his father. 	Joe began a profitable business of raising chickens after borrowing a plot of land from his father. Unfortunately, Joe became very ill and his business perished. Joe decided

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    In the later years of the 1940s to the late 1950s a Senator named Joseph McCarthy suspected major Hollywood actors, screen writers, directors and producers, government officials and thousands of noncommercial people of being communists or communist sympathizers. The accused were then the subject of belligerent and intense investigations and questioning before government or private-industry committees and agencies. This ability of accusing people became known as McCarthyism. McCarthyism is the making

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    The Right Of Free Speech

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    Throughout American history, the foundation on which American democratic principles are based, has been repeatedly tested. In the 1700s, the right of free speech was challenged when President John Adams proposed the Alien and Sedition Acts. Adams attempted to stop the Democratic Republicans such as Thomas Jefferson, from criticizing government decisions. Similarly, during the Civil War President Abraham Lincoln challenged freedom of the press when he took action to restrict the printing of military

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