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    Aguilar 1st 3/14/2013 Senator Joseph McCarthy Notes 1. McCarthy was a Wisconsin farm boy that didn’t graduate high school until 21. 2. McCarthy was one of the youngest senator’s in history. 3. He was the most feared politician in that time. 4. American’s worried about communist operating in their government. 5. McCarthy charges Dorothy‚ an old women‚ of being a communist. 6. The community of republicans supported McCarthy. 7. McCarthy attacked anyone who went against

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    Joseph McCarthy and Donald Trump are two demagogues who have inflicted fear upon Americans as a way to consolidate their own political power. A Junior Senator from Wisconsin in the late 1940s and early 1950s‚ Joseph McCarthy‚ intuitively understood that Americans tend to fear what they don’t understand. They fear those who don’t look familiar. They fear the unknown. During the Cold War he exploited American’s fear of Communism in order to create a cult-like following. Sadly‚ seventy years later‚

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    Joseph McCarthy had become the most famous man in America for his “heroic” attempt to rid the nation of communism. In some cases‚ the anti-communist actions improved the safety of the country. The most famous case of this is the Rosenbergs. The couple were convicted of sending information to the Soviets about an atomic bomb. They were put to death for their actions. Today‚ it is thought to believe that Ethel Rosenberg had no real involvement in the treason‚ but the fear of the time period reflects

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    words that attempt to describe the state of America during the horrific period known to history as the "Red Scare". A coup of power in American life was recently completed in Senator Joseph McCarthy’s rise to national attention as "judge‚ jury‚ prosecutor‚ castigator‚ and press agent‚ all in one." (Army-McCarthy Hearings) The Wisconsin Republican Senator was successfully trampling the State Department and other federal agencies‚ filling each day’s headlines with new accusations of Communists inside

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    Joseph McCarthy was a U.S. Republican Senator for the U.S. State Department. In 1946 Joseph McCarthy‚ who was one of the youngest to run for office‚ was elected to the U.S State Department and was reelected in 1952. When he was reelected he had more power to integrate witness that they said was a blatant violation of their civil rights. Because of this act more than 2‚000 government employees lost their job. McCarthy was a chair member of the Senate’s subcommittee. He took on various tasks but

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    Throughout Joseph McCarthy’s accusations of communism there was talk of some of his victims possibly being innocent. One of these victims that was allegedly innocent was Arthur Miller. Miller‚ because he was wronged by the law‚ decided to write a similar story to the events of the McCarthy trials in order to make McCarthy’s ideals seem flawed. Miller believed that if he could write a story to prove the accusations incorrect he would be able to re-establish his respectable reputation. This story is

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    In the beginning of McCarthyism‚ Republican Joseph R. McCarthy had no intentions on being truthful when it came to politics. After my reading‚ I found that Mr. McCarthy took advantage of an opportunity at the cost of other communist dignity. The McCarthyism began in the 1950’s when information was given to Mr. McCarthy by the FBI and the information was used against others. McCarthy was known for "the list"‚ which caused fear in both Democratic and Republicans. Acts of McCarthyism was televised

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    when McCarthyism was in effect. McCarthy neglects to meet the responsibilities of a Senator because he tore apart the lives of anyone he thought was a communist‚ including Government officials‚ to gain more power. The roles and responsibilities of Senator are very important. Senators have to enroll in work such as‚ passing bills‚ holding meetings for impeachment‚ and other important duties.There are 100 people in the Senate. The majority leader‚ like Joseph McCarthy‚ has to be on the floor at all

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    Former senator Joseph Richard McCarthy of Wisconsin was born to a poor Irish Catholic family in Grand Chute. McCarthy was well trusted by the American public for the simple reason that he was not a Washington insider and knew the struggles of being underprivileged. Unlike many other politicians‚ he did not waste time practicing social niceties and preferred to behave like the common American. He did not hesitate to present this type of image of himself to the public and as a consequence‚ he earned

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    Joseph McCarthy was a known senator who accused innocent people of being communists which at the time being communists made you a threat to the whole country. Joseph McCarthy was a man who had financial problems when he was young and he had to work all his way up from nothing to being a wealthy man. He was a hardworking man who sometimes did good things but other times didn’t.     In his early years Joseph McCarthy had financial problems which meant he basically had no real income to feed himself

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