The Red Scare

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  • The Red Scare
    • 1919-1920
    • Grew out of fear of a communist revolution in the USA
      • Following the Bolshevik revolution, there were communist uprisings in Germany and Hungary
    • "New" immigrants were seen as potential spies
    • 1918 Sedition Act
      • Attempt to clamp down on expression of anti govt. ideas
    • 1918 Alien Act
      • Gave govt. the power to deport anyone who had been "A member of any anarchist organisation."


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