The McCarthy Era group 3
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Joseph McCarthy is born
He graduates Marquette University Law school
1939 elected in circuit judge in Appleton Wi
1944 McCarthy runs unsuccessfully for U.S. Senate while serving in Marines.
Joseph McCarthy became senate
he charged that 205 communists had infiltrated the U.S state government department
he started investigating govern departments and questioning which led to the red scare
McCarthy was reelected to become the chair of the senate
The red scare was the fear of society that communism would rise
It was called the red scare because of the soviet flag
The Lavender scare was upon
gays and lesbians workers were seen as a "threat"
A 36-day hearing was nationalized talking about he was overstepping his ideas and common sense
The McCarran Committee works with McCarthy to expose alleged Communists.
McCarthy begins investigating Communists in the U.S. Army.
The McCarthy Era
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