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2. Which state was Joe McCarthy a senator of?

  • Illinois
  • New York
  • Wisconsin
  • Michigan

3. What was Joseph Welch's (army's attorney) do?

  • Rescheduled the trial to 1955
  • Was polite and humilated McCarthy
  • Became angry with McCarthy

4. What did newspaper reports do?

  • Drew cartoons of him, portraying him to be an idiot who just wanted power
  • Challenged McCarthy's views
  • Made McCarthy look stupid

5. When did McCarthy begin his communist hysteria?

  • 1945
  • 1940
  • 1950
  • 1960

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