Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas

In American history, the First Red Scare of 1919–1920 was marked by a widespread fear of Bolshevism and anarchism. Concerns over the effects of radical political agitation in American society and alleged spread in the American labor movement fueled the paranoia that defined the period.


A really nice website that includes so many resources regarding the First Red Scare. There are political cartoon activities, primary source readings, and even a few silent animations!


Cold War in America Unit: First Red Scare to the Vietnam War

A bundle with three weeks worth of incredible lessons and projects! The Cold War in America History bundle includes 8 engaging and challenging lessons along with the Cold War Oral History Project to assess your students' mastery of important historical concepts and ability to preserve history for future generations. With an emphasis on research and the Common Core, students will investigate the causes, the conditions, and American life from the First Red Scare to the Vietnam War.


REMOVED: The Five Socialist Assembly members in New York state who were removed from their elected offices because the majority did not like their politics.


the promotion of fear of a potential rise of communism or radical leftism. In the United States, the First Red Scare was about worker (socialist) revolution and political radicalism.

The Man Who Wrote the Pledge of Allegiance

Originally composed by Francis Bellamy in 1892 and formally adopted by Congress as the pledge in 1942


September 22, 1919 – The steel strike of 1919, led by the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers, begins in Pennsylvania before spreading across the United States.


Red Scare: Students Investigate the First Red Scare, Communism, & Capitalism


The First Red Scare was a period during the early 20th-century history of the United States marked by a widespread fear of Bolshevism and anarchism. Description from I searched for this on


First Red Scare Begins • 1919 ........... click on image to enlarge