Communism for AP Language

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1. Bolshevik Revolution

1.1. America Supported Provisional Government

1.2. Soviets won in October 1917

1.3. "Ten Days that shook the world" John Reed

1.4. Lincoln Steffens "I have seen the future and it works"

2. First Red Scare

2.1. Committee on Public Information

2.1.1. Made WWI Propaganda

2.1.2. Also democratic Russian propaganda

2.2. Occurred during/after WWI

2.3. Anarchist Bombings

2.3.1. mostly failed bombings by anarchists caused First Red Scare

2.4. 1917 Espionage Act

2.4.1. made it illegal to interfere with the success of the US at WWI

2.5. 1918 Sedition Act

2.5.1. made disloyalty to the U.S a crime.

2.5.2. repealed in 1920

2.6. Palmer Raids

2.6.1. Attorney General Mitchell Palmer

2.6.2. under authority of Sedition Act

2.6.3. FBI under J. Edgar Hoover collected names legally and illegally for Palmer

2.6.4. over 6000 arrested

2.6.5. IWW wobblies mostly taken out

2.6.6. Communist Party USA membership reduced 80% due to fear

2.7. Palmer predicted May 20th 1920 uprising that didn't happen

2.7.1. shot his credibility

2.8. "An assassin may have brilliant intellectuality, he may be able to excuse his murder or robbery with fine oratory, but any theory which excuses crime is not wanted in America." --source linked

3. Second Red Scare

3.1. Causes

3.1.1. Elizabeth Bentley named 40 spies in the government

3.1.2. Alger Hiss convicted of perjury

4. The Great Depression

4.1. Federal One Programs

4.1.1. Apparently full of Communists

4.1.2. Accused of leftist slant in its plays

4.1.3. Writer's Guidbooks also

4.1.4. Works Progress Administration was a New Deal Program

4.2. The New Deal created support for communists

4.2.1. 50,000 members of CPUSA in 1939

4.3. Congress of Industrial Organizations

4.3.1. Communist Infiltrated

4.4. Soviet spies in front groups

5. Dies Committee

5.1. Politically against the New Deal

5.2. Investigated the Federal Theater Project

5.3. Martin Dies Jr and Samuel Dickstein

6. World War II

6.1. Soviet-Nazi Nonagression Pact

6.1.1. Kills support of Communist Party

6.2. Allied powers of USSR and US

6.2.1. Many spies infiltrate government

6.3. Lend-Lease to Russia

6.4. FDR "Soft on Communism"

7. Joe McCarthy

7.1. Jumped on the Anti-Communism Bandwagon for Political Fame

7.1.1. The real Communists were already gone

7.2. Had major media support

7.2.1. Relied on it

7.2.2. When he lost media attention he went downhill

7.3. Died in 1957 of alcohol related illness

7.4. Senate censured him in 1956

7.5. Used Korean War to support himself

7.5.1. "the boys dying" because of N. Korean Communism

7.5.1.1. Quote This

7.5.2. Also 1949 Mao Zedong CCP

7.6. Previously a divorce judge

7.7. character assasinator

7.7.1. Anybody who was against him he called a Communist

7.8. Ordered investigation of the CIA

7.9. J Edgar Hoover of the FBI helped him root out Communism and homosexuals

8. Communist Parties

8.1. Two formed in 1900s eventually merged

8.1.1. Communist Party of USA

8.1.2. Communist Workers Party of USA

8.2. Support for Spanish Civil War

8.2.1. As Anti-Fascism against Francisco Franco

8.2.2. Really in support of Communist satellite state

8.3. Gained members with Anti-Fascism platform

8.4. Lost members with Palmer Raids

8.5. Lost more members with Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact

9. Paper Outline

9.1. Introduction: In the "war" on Communism and Un Americanism, like all ideological wars, rhetoric played a principal part in the various fronts of the First and Second Red Scare in the first half of the 20th century.

9.2. Bolshevik Revolution and Propaganda for both sides

9.3. Conclusion: something vaguely political about the war on terror and McCarthyism

9.4. Nationalism after the war

9.5. Dies Committee and Soviet Spies

9.6. McCarthyism

9.7. Brief history of WWII

10. Paper Notes

10.1. Two Column Design

10.2. Illuminated Quote at the top of the first page

10.2.1. Comparing HUAC to Hitler's book burning

10.3. Illuminated Quotes within

10.3.1. Clever McCarthy Quotes