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.

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!

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!

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.

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.

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, due to real and imagined events; real events included those such as the Russian Revolution as well as the publicly stated goal of a worldwide communist revolution. (...)

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, due to real and imagined events; real events included those such as the Russian Revolution as well as the publicly stated goal of a worldwide communist revolution. (...)

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

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

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 pixgood.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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 pixgood.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Anti-Communism Propaganda from the First Red Scare Between 1918-1921 [Capitalist] - Imgur

Anti-Communism Propaganda from the First Red Scare Between 1918-1921 [Capitalist]

Anti-Communism Propaganda from the First Red Scare Between 1918-1921 [Capitalist] - Imgur

Red Scare Political Cartoons | Description Close the gate - First Red Scare political cartoon.jpg

Red Scare Political Cartoons | Description Close the gate - First Red Scare political cartoon.jpg

First Red Scare Begins • 1919 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Red_Scare ........... click on image to enlarge

First Red Scare Begins • 1919 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Red_Scare ........... click on image to enlarge

McCarthyism - The historical period that came to be known as the McCarthy era began well before Joseph McCarthy's own involvement in it. Many factors contributed to McCarthyism, some of them extending back to the years of the First Red Scare (1917–20), inspired by Communism's emergence as a recognized political force.

McCarthyism - The historical period that came to be known as the McCarthy era began well before Joseph McCarthy's own involvement in it. Many factors contributed to McCarthyism, some of them extending back to the years of the First Red Scare (1917–20), inspired by Communism's emergence as a recognized political force.

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