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Red Scares (Grades 11-12)

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Red Scares

The first Red Scare began in 1917 following what event?
  1. World War I
  2. Russian Revolution
  3. a workers strike in Paris
  4. an assassination attempt on President Wilson
What were the Palmer Raids?

During the first Red Scare many were tried using what act?
  1. Act of Supremacy
  2. Espionage Act
  3. Intolerable Act
  4. Alien and Sedition Acts
Who led the second Red Scare after World War II?
  1. Harry Truman
  2. Joseph Welch
  3. J. Edgar Hoover
  4. Joseph McCarthy
Like the first Red Scare, McCarthyism was focused on anarchists.
  1. True
  2. False
Which congressional committee oversaw the investigations into communist sympathizers during the Red Scare?
  1. Joint Oversight Committee
  2. Senate Judiciary Committee
  3. House Committee on Homeland Security
  4. House Un-American Activities Committee
McCarthy was a member of the House Un-American Activities Committee.
  1. True
  2. False
What was the Hollywood Blacklist?

The McCarthy Hearings led to the decline of McCarthy's influence and popularity.
  1. True
  2. False

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