Essays Tagged: "McCarthyism"

Economic Inequalities. "Some people are equal but some are more equal than others," by using this quote by George Orwell, we can understand the inequalities in our society.

ited States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, was illustrated in the years of McCarthyism in the USA. "A red under every bed" brought a nation together in prejudice without tryin ...

(3 pages) 234 0 4.4 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Rise and Fall of McCarthyism

more of a media essay than a politics one -The Rise and Fall of McCarthyism:An explanation of how the Media createdand then destroyed Joseph McCarthy.INTRODUCTIONTh ... ruman and Dwight D. Eisenhower. The activities of McCarthy and his followers gave birth to the term McCarthyism. This term is used in reference to 'sensational and highly publicized personal attacks, ... in Wheeling, West Virginia, Joseph McCarthy manipulated the press by way of speech, and started the McCarthyism ball rolling. It 'has been the subject of more speculation, argument, and investigation ...

(11 pages) 185 1 3.5 Apr/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Racism In America : Democracy.

ion is monumental not so much in its democracy but in its monumental use of democracy to convey the McCarthyism perspective on Racism In America. When we examine the Canadian War of 1781 that cut off ... s, certainly it is so in Racism In America." (Churchill 83) Famous in this quote's democracy is the McCarthyism sentiment that swept over the Japanese upper-class in 1991. Without the Imperialism War ...

(3 pages) 198 0 2.9 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

"The Crucible" by Arthur Miller.

e of law and order, through the significance of the title, debates over religion and parallels with McCarthyism.In medieval times, alchemists used crucibles to separate gold from different metals. Mil ...

(6 pages) 86 0 3.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Definition and History of McCarthyism: Analysis of Joseph McCarthy's Political Ethics.

The Definition and History of McCarthyismToday, there are many opinions regarding the term McCarthyism and what it really means. T ... result of these influences was a "witch-hunt and anti-communist hysteria known as McCarthyism" ( . McCarthy's political chaos and accusations was originally t ...

(2 pages) 92 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Fascism in the United States (McCarthyism).

-democratic states such as those of the Communists or the fascists. However, during the dark age of McCarthyism, America had itself embraced numerous aspects of fascism. In fact, the United States was ... ascism than democracy. The only real democratic characteristic that remained was its free-elections.McCarthyism was a period of intense anti-communism that subsisted in the United States from 1948 to ...

(2 pages) 57 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Present Day McCarthyism.

Today there are many examples of McCarthyism that exist in the world around us. The fact that McCarthyism still exists is a little fr ... trying to get American scholars to learn the ways of the Muslim people. This is only one example of McCarthyism there are a lot more.A woman named Donna Huanca was on her way to work at a museum when ... -war statements before September 11. They asked many questions and took many notes. Then they left. McCarthyism attacked another girl, a freshman in college. Her name A.J. Brown was greeted by a knock ...

(2 pages) 46 1 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Arthur Miller's intended message of the need of individualism in a uniform (Puritan) society.

to death. In The Crucible, Arthur Miller relates the Salem witchcraft trials to the modern acts of McCarthyism being practiced. He uses specific events and characters in the play to describe what occ ...

(3 pages) 43 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Mccarthyism by A Myan.

McCarthyism is a term named for Joseph McCarthy, a republican senator from Wisconsin from 1946 to 19 ... reasonous activities for the next three years even though his accusations were never substantiated. McCarthyism is simply the practice of making accusations of political disloyalty with insufficient e ... ave of political repression in the late 1940's and early 1950's, which targeted the communist party.McCarthyism itself had begun years before Senator Joseph McCarthy had even come to national attentio ...

(4 pages) 129 1 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

McCarthy- Force for Good or Evil?

ignore the negative externalities of the anti-communism wave he started.The most obvious effect of McCarthyism was the effect on society. McCarthy, by declaring that he had a list of names of US gove ... nbergs in 1953, though minor spies, but nonetheless were executed upon scanty evidence.In addition, McCarthyism directly threatened the very freedoms that capitalism represented. Communism was seen as ...

(2 pages) 52 1 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

How does Television become a 'household' name?

e of escape from the daily problems of life. Television followed in those footsteps.It started with McCarthyism. Americans developed nervousness about international events and a fierce national pride. ... eelings were reflected in the anti-Communist movement in the United States that came to be known as McCarthyism, because of its founder, the father of pointing-the-finger-paranoia himself, Senator Jos ...

(5 pages) 72 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

McCarthyism and the Korean War's effect on Us, USSR relations.

The Korean War and McCarthyism served as eye-openers to American society. They let the U.S. see what the Soviet Union, ... and captains to ensure that he would not have any challengers to overthrow him. The Korean War and McCarthyism let the American public see the Soviet Union and Joseph Stalin for what they really were.

(2 pages) 38 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Positive and Negative Impacts of the Sixties Counterculture

ernative lifestyles and radical beleifs were the shocking blow that American culture-- segregation, McCarthyism, unjust wars, censorship--needed to prove that some Americans still had the common sense ...

(6 pages) 231 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Joseph McCarthy Trials

trongly opposed Roosevelt's New Deal. When the Republicans took control of the presidency in 1952, "McCarthyism," as it is now known, spun out of control into a witch hunt-like frenzy that imprisoned ... r on the fears of the public. When asked about the trials of the 50s and 60s, Miller responded that McCarthyism, "paralyzed a whole generation and in a short time dried up the habits of trust and tole ...

(3 pages) 47 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

The Salem Witch Trials and McCarthyism

ry repeats itself. A perfect example of this is the similarities between the Salem Witch Trials and McCarthyism. The Salem Witch Trials were portrayed in the novel, The Crucible. Arthur Miller wrote t ...

(2 pages) 41 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Some people suggest that in 'The Crucible' by Arthur Miller Act 4 (traditionally the resolution) has even more dramatic impact than Act 3 (traditionally the climax). What is your view?

' and Arthur Miller's own experiences of court. Around the time of publishing, there was a rise in 'McCarthyism' where Senator McCarthy had been appointed to hunt out America's new 'witches': communis ... thers. However Miller maintains that he did not write 'The Crucible' intending to refer just to the McCarthyism but to all cases of mass hysteria and how people could and would turn on each other to s ...

(6 pages) 32 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

How did arthur miller portray the relationship between john and elizabeth proctor in "The Crucible" by arthur miller?

eavy stones for not confessing whilst dozens stayed in jail for months without trials. This was all McCarthyism that was still around when The Crucible was written and was a witch hunt looking for evi ... everywhere. This was how Miller portrayed how primitive the American 1950's were by relating it to McCarthyism in the 1690's.The basic hysteria that swept through the witch hunt was also kept that lo ...

(7 pages) 29 0 4.3 Sep/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama


The Red Scare, also known as the Era of McCarthyism, spanned from 1950 to 1954, and was a movement of anticommunism that brought the United ... ugh any and all support for communism. Initiated by lawyer and Republican Senator, Joseph McCarthy, McCarthyism deeply disturbed the political, social, economical, and artistic normality of United Sta ... longed 'witch hunt'. Historians such as Richard Freeland, in The Truman Doctrine and the Origins of McCarthyism (1971), insisted that the Democrats began the crusade to rid the government of radicals ...

(4 pages) 136 2 1.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

McCarthy- A Great Big Jerk.

failure was that there was a spy within the government, that the enemy within was undermining USA. McCarthyism was to represent this fear. The Communist Party in the USA was never very large. At its ... g drunken liar, the republicans must have been seen as the same sort of people as McCarthy. I think McCarthyism brought American people to realization, that your enemy might be very near you, but I do ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"The Crucible" vs McCarthyism.

at the time at which the play was written, which was 1953. Arthur Miller uses the events related to McCarthyism to influence him in his writing the play "The Crucible". The episodes involving the Red ... or in the final act, everything can be attributed to two overlooked sources: the play's setting and McCarthyism.As previously stated, "The Crucible" takes place in the final decade of the 17th century ...

(8 pages) 51 1 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature