In American history, the First Red Scare of 1919–1920 was marked by a widespread fear of Bolshevism and anarchism. Concerns over the effects of radical political agitation in American society and alleged spread in the American labor movement fueled the paranoia that defined the period.

In American history, the First Red Scare of 1919–1920 was marked by a widespread fear of Bolshevism and anarchism. Concerns over the effects of radical political agitation in American society and alleged spread in the American labor movement fueled the paranoia that defined the period.

September 22, 1919 – The steel strike of 1919, led by the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers, begins in Pennsylvania before spreading across the United States.

September 22, 1919 – The steel strike of 1919, led by the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers, begins in Pennsylvania before spreading across the United States.

First Red Scare Begins • 1919 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Red_Scare ........... click on image to enlarge

First Red Scare Begins • 1919 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Red_Scare ........... click on image to enlarge

McCarthyism - The historical period that came to be known as the McCarthy era began well before Joseph McCarthy's own involvement in it. Many factors contributed to McCarthyism, some of them extending back to the years of the First Red Scare (1917–20), inspired by Communism's emergence as a recognized political force.

McCarthyism - The historical period that came to be known as the McCarthy era began well before Joseph McCarthy's own involvement in it. Many factors contributed to McCarthyism, some of them extending back to the years of the First Red Scare (1917–20), inspired by Communism's emergence as a recognized political force.

Red Scare. The first red scare has been overshadowed by the second, which, of much longer duration, followed World War II and endured until about 1955, fueled by a fear of the spread of communism.

Red Scare. The first red scare has been overshadowed by the second, which, of much longer duration, followed World War II and endured until about 1955, fueled by a fear of the spread of communism.

Red Scare Political Cartoons | Description Close the gate - First Red Scare political cartoon.jpg

Red Scare Political Cartoons | Description Close the gate - First Red Scare political cartoon.jpg

A bundle with three weeks worth of incredible lessons and projects! The Cold War in America History bundle includes 8 engaging and challenging lessons along with the Cold War Oral History Project to assess your students' mastery of important historical concepts and ability to preserve history for future generations. With an emphasis on research and the Common Core, students will investigate the causes, the conditions, and American life from the First Red Scare to the Vietnam War.

Cold War in America Unit: First Red Scare to the Vietnam War

A bundle with three weeks worth of incredible lessons and projects! The Cold War in America History bundle includes 8 engaging and challenging lessons along with the Cold War Oral History Project to assess your students' mastery of important historical concepts and ability to preserve history for future generations. With an emphasis on research and the Common Core, students will investigate the causes, the conditions, and American life from the First Red Scare to the Vietnam War.

Red Scare: Students Investigate the First Red Scare, Communism, & Capitalism!

Red Scare: Students Investigate the First Red Scare, Communism, & Capitalism

The First Red Scare was a period during the early 20th-century history of the United States marked by a widespread fear of Bolshevism and anarchism. Description from pixgood.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

The First Red Scare was a period during the early 20th-century history of the United States marked by a widespread fear of Bolshevism and anarchism. Description from pixgood.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Un-American Womanhood: Antiradicalism, Antifeminism, and the First Red Scare by Kim E. Nielsen

Un-American Womanhood: Antiradicalism, Antifeminism, and the First Red Scare by Kim E. Nielsen

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