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Political Persecution During McCarthyism and the Red Scare

"In this country, McCarthyism did more damage to the constitution than the American Communist Party ever did."

~Ellen Schrecker, Noted Historian


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Table of Contents

Our Mission Statement

What Is Political Persecution, Communism, and The Red Scare?

Why This Is A Civil Rights Topic

Significant People

McCarthyism- Past and Present

Important Acts and Committees

Resolution to the McCarthyism Era

Interesting McCarthyism Era Artifacts




Virtual Legacies

Ben Nickerson's Virtual Legacy- David Greenglass

Ben McNaboe's Virtual Legacy- Sen. Margaret Chase Smith

Spencer Soucy's Virtual Legacy- Pat McCarran



McCarthyism Multimedia