How Did Mccarthyism Contribute To The Rise Of Mccarthyism

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McCarthyism was a very passionate anti-communist attitude started by Senator Joe McCarthy in the early 1950s. While the idea was supporting the American anti-communist fight, McCarthyism was known to be a bit extreme in its actions. In it’s early days McCarthyism gained many supporters, but as years drew on Americans became weary of Sen. McCarthy’s zealous endeavors. On February 9, 1950, the Republican Senator Joe McCarthy made the bold, though uninformed, statement that our precious United States had been sold out by the “traitorous actions” of men that held important and respected government offices. According to McCarthy, there was a large conspiracy occurring in the State Department by 205 Communists. How ever ludicrous his allegations
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