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  • Joseph R McCarthy
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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 that he would g...
  • Public Of The Cold War
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    The Nature of the Cold War during the Truman and Eisenhower Administrations In the 1950's the fear of the cold war was felt in every home throughout America. Genuine fear was the feeling of the public. This fear was partially due to the government's way of informing the public of the threat of a cold war. Many key people in Washington played roles in informing the public of the cold war, but Senator Joseph R. McCarthy did more than any other individual to turn the fear of internal communism into...
  • Senator Joseph R McCarthy
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    McCarthy's Abuse of Power In 1954 a young junior Senator from the state of Wisconsin held the entire Senate in the palm of his hand. Senator Joseph R. McCarthy used an aggressive strategy of lies, personal attacks, and propaganda in an aggressive attempt to gain power. Was Senator McCarthy a crusader for the common good of the people or was he the ringleader of a witch-hunt seeking only political power What tactics did McCarthy use to gain his power What brought about his demise Joseph McCarthy ...
  • Senatorial Career Of Joseph R McCarthy
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    Since Joseph R. McCarthy first used his political power to ruin the careers of hundreds of men, the term McCarthyism has forever been used to denote someone or something that uses their power to launch a groundless and mean spirited attack on a particular minority group. Joseph R. McCarthy, possibly the greatest demagogue in the history of America, was also the strongest anti-Communist. In the minds of his friends and foes alike, he was an incredible person whose mere presence could be overpower...
  • McCarthy Investigation And The Watergate Scandal
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    Nancy Men apace English, Mr. Ferr are February 10, 2003 The Salem Witch Trials as a Parallel to the McCarthy Investigation on Communism and the Watergate Scandal Since the United States began as a nation almost 200 years ago, it had had its share of scandals, exposures and misconceptions. The Salem witch trials of 1692 bear a striking resemblance to other scandals of more recent history. Looking at this event of colonial Massachusetts, strong parallels can be drawn to the McCarthy investigation ...

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