Red Scare

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anti-communist, Prohibition, Suffrage, Mitchell Palmer, Referat, Hausaufgabe, Red Scare
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Red Scare The climate of repression which developed during World War One continued after the end of the war: The government interest focused on communism and Bolsheviks. These people were disrespectfully called the reds . The time period of this anti-communist mood occurred between 1918 and 1921. A. Mitchell Palmer, Wilsons Attorney General, believed communism was eating its way into the homes of the American workmen. In his essay The Case Against the Reds, Palmer claimed that tongues of revolutionary heat were licking the alters of the churches, leaping into the belfry of the school bell, crawling into the sacred corners of American homes, seeking to replace marriage vows with libertine laws, burning up the foundations of society. 1919, the passage of both Prohibition and Woman ...

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Referat
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Englisch
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