Rosenberg Case
Red Scare
Hollywood Ten case
Joseph R. McCarthy
Facing the Bomb

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what were the Rosenberg's accused of?
Conspiracy to commit espionage.

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What was the red scare?
The fear of the influence of communism and the spread of communism.

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What was the McCarran Act?
The McCarran act, declares that world communism has as its sole purpose the establishment, of totalitarian dictatorship in America.

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What did the USSR do that shocked Americans?
When they successfully tested The much more powerful Hydrogen bomb

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What was the final decision of the court?
The Rosenbergs were found guilty.

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What was the smith act?
An act that was created by President Truman that prevented people from talking in order to cripple the Communist party in the United States.

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What'd producers do in order to prevent communists from working in the movie industry?
They created a blacklist of people who were believed to be communists.

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What is McCarthyism?
Tactic of damaging reputations with vague and unfounded charges.

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According to experts for every person killed outright by a nuclear blast, four more died later from ______?
Fallout

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Who else was believed to be accused in the Rosenberg Case?
Ethel Rosenberg's brother and sister in law.

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What did most American communists commonly do?
Work for the enemy and obtain information.

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What feelings did the blacklist intensify?
Fear and distrust through Americans because anyone could be a communist.

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What did McCarthy do in 1954?
He began to look for soviet spies in the United States Army.

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Who secretly infiltrated the communist party in Pittsburgh?
Matt Cvetic

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What does the "conspiracy to commit espionage mean"?
To spy on a government in order to obtain important information for another government.

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How long did the red scare last?
1940's-1950's

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Who held the hearings in order to bring attention to the issue?
House Un-American Activities Committee.

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What did McCarthy do on Army-McCarthy Hearings?
McCarthy bullied witnesses.

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Who had tried to convince the government to build bomb shelters, but failed?
Philip Wylie

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Who's testimony lead to the Rosenberg's being arrested?
Klaus Fuchs

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What group of people became strongly anticommunist?
Catholics.

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Why were movies feared at the time of the red scare?
They were thought to be a strong force that communists can use and manipulate.

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Who was the army lawyer that McCarthy sriked back at?
Joseph Welch

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What did the Americans look for as the 1952 election approached?
Someone or something that would make them feel secure.