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· Democracy
· Free elections & many political parties
· Industry & agriculture in private hands
· Individual freedoms & freedom of speech
· Dictatorship
· Only communist party allowed
· Industry & agriculture in the state's hands
· No individual freedom &…

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The "Hollywood 10"
~ 1947: 10 writers & directors were jailed after refusing to answer questions about
their colleagues' activities in the Communist Party.

The Federal Employee Loyalty Programme (FELP)
~ 1947: President Truman approved this programme, designed to root out
subversive elements in government jobs.
~ 3 million employees…

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~Joseph McCarthy was a republican
senator who led a campaign against
communists & suspected communists
during the period of `the Red Scare'.
~In 1950, he claimed to have a list
containing names of over 200 communists
in the State Department (although he
provided scant evidence to back up…

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~Between May 1953 & October 1954: 6424 government workers lost their
jobs. None were put on trial.
~High-profile figures were accused, including General George Marshall, who
devised the Marshall Plan.
~Thousands of people saw their lives ruined by McCarthy's witch-hunt. Over
100 academics lost their jobs & 324 Hollywood figures…



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