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Communism for AP Language by Mind Map: Communism for AP Language
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Communism for AP Language

Bolshevik Revolution

America Supported Provisional Government

Soviets won in October 1917

"Ten Days that shook the world" John Reed

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

First Red Scare

Committee on Public Information

Occurred during/after WWI

Anarchist Bombings

1917 Espionage Act

1918 Sedition Act

Palmer Raids

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

"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

Second Red Scare


The Great Depression

Federal One Programs

The New Deal created support for communists

Congress of Industrial Organizations

Soviet spies in front groups

Dies Committee

Politically against the New Deal

Investigated the Federal Theater Project

Martin Dies Jr and Samuel Dickstein

World War II

Soviet-Nazi Nonagression Pact

Allied powers of USSR and US

Lend-Lease to Russia

FDR "Soft on Communism"

Joe McCarthy

Jumped on the Anti-Communism Bandwagon for Political Fame

Had major media support

Died in 1957 of alcohol related illness

Senate censured him in 1956

Used Korean War to support himself

Previously a divorce judge

character assasinator

Ordered investigation of the CIA

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

Communist Parties

Two formed in 1900s eventually merged

Support for Spanish Civil War

Gained members with Anti-Fascism platform

Lost members with Palmer Raids

Lost more members with Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact

Paper Outline

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.

Bolshevik Revolution and Propaganda for both sides

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

Nationalism after the war

Dies Committee and Soviet Spies


Brief history of WWII

Paper Notes

Two Column Design

Illuminated Quote at the top of the first page

Illuminated Quotes within