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A paper about the age of mcarthism. It covers his abuse of third parties during his witch hunt for communists.
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The Effects of McCarthyism on the Communist and Socialist Minor Parties during the McCarthy Era After WWII, during the 1940s and 1950s many Americans became very afraid that communists were trying to take over the country. The American Communist Party and the entire non-communist left, liberals, and progressives had all but been shut down. In this era most individuals believed that being a communist or a supporter was worse than being a murderer. The mere suspicion of being a communist or somehow being affiliated with any communists or likeminded individuals meant that you were a traitor to your country. There are many reasons for the nation’s paranoia about communists. One reason ...
... testament to the conviction some individuals have. In spite of all the adversity some minor parties faced during this era, they would not change their beliefs. In the face of persecution the Communist Party of the USA and the Socialist Workers Party did not submit to the government, and would not give up their constitutional rights.
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