Joseph Mccarthy Research Paper

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America is always looking for something to fear, blame, and prosecute; and throughout history people have used this fear for their own advantage. The spoils range from getting land and revenge on your neighbor, to gaining political power. McCarthyism is the practice of making accusations of subversion or treason without…show more content…
It also means the practice of making unfair allegations or using unfair investigative techniques, especially in order to restrict dissent or political criticism."using (Wikipedia). From about 1950 through 1956 America was going through what is called the “Second Red Scare” during this time thousands of americans were accused of being communist or communist sympathisers using (Wikipedia). The were subjected to unfair and aggressive trials. One man used America's fear of communist to his advantage and rose with political power(Wikipedia). The man’s name was Joseph McCarthy (Wikipedia). He was one of the primary men who caused this injustice to run rampant through the United States (Wikipedia). Eventually his inability to prove the accusations caused the United States senate to censure him (Wikipedia). From the time period of February 1692 to May 1693 there was mass hysteria the in the Province of Massachusetts Bay(Wikipedia). The mass hysteria

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