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19 resources with the concept mccarthyism

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History Blueprint: The Cold War (US History)

For Teachers 11th Standards
In this well-organized and inquiry-based collection, high schoolers examine primary and secondary source documents and video clips in preparation for an investigation into the Cold War. Scholars analyze its beginnings, the global impact...
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Anticommunism in Postwar America, 1945–1954: Witch Hunt or Red Menace?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
From allies to enemies—the post-World War II period saw a dramatic shift in the relations between the United States and the Soviet Union. A three-lesson collection examines the turbulent period and the rise of the anti-communist...
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Becoming Visible

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The television and interstate highways both came of age in 1950s America. Scholars use film, text, and discussion to explore how these and other cultural icons shaped the literature of the time. Pupils also create a family history...
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The Rise and Fall of Joseph McCarthy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze documents, cartoons, speeches and articles about Joseph McCarthy and his crusade against "Un-American" activities. They guide their research with a worksheet and participate in class discussions about their findings.
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On This Day: McCarthyism and the Red Scare

For Students 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Senator Joseph's McCarthy's claims that communists had infiltrated and threatened the American way of life set off a red scare in the 1950s—and those claims have influenced today's concepts of loyalty to country. Using video clips from...
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Ugly History: Witch Hunts

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Guilty until proven innocent? A short video tackles the question of why witch hunts occur by examining the history of these purges and the tests used to identify those suspect of working with the devil.
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Anti-Communism at Home

For Teachers 11th Standards
Have you ever been accused of something without cause? The sixth installment of an eight-part series asks scholars to create a museum exhibit on the anti-communist activities in the United States at the start of the Cold War. To make...
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The Crucible

For Teachers 11th
Display information regarding Arthur Miller and some of his well-known plays. The majority of these slides give facts, biographical, and historical information; only one slide lists information on the Salem witch trials as they pertain...
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The Crucible by Arthur Miller

For Teachers 11th
Begin reading The Crucible and form a foundation for your study with this presentation. Arthur Miller and the historical background of McCarthyism are covered at the beginning, followed by short descriptions of all the characters in the...
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The Crucible by Arthur Miller

For Teachers 11th
Examine the life of Arthur Miller and the characters in one of his well-known plays, The Crucible. The first few slides give background information on Miller as well as Senator McCarthy and the blacklisted celebrities during the...
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Exploring US Foreign Policy after WWII--The Cold War

For Teachers 11th
Scholars explore U.S. Foreign Policy and Cold War ideologies adopted after WWII. They conduct Internet research on a topic or issue related to the Cold War Era, watch two films, and compose a time line and a multimedia presentation to...
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The Breaking of Charity

For Teachers 11th
The danger of mob mentality is on display in The Crucible by Arthur Miller. Get your class thinking with some challenging quickwrite questions, then assign characters from the play to be read aloud altogether. Links to worksheets for...
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McCarthyism: 60 Years Later

For Students 9th - 12th
Explore legendary cartoonist Herb Block's bold challenge of McCarthy-era politics through this analysis activity. Two cartoons are included, along with talking points to prompt analysis and background information to help pupils "read...
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The Crucible Character List

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Plays often have a large number of characters, and Arthur Miller's The Crucible is no exception to that rule. Help your pupils keep them all straight with this slide show. Each slide has information about a particular character and an...
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1984

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students read 1984, noting the potential dangers of government. They keep private diaries to parctice freedom of expression. They create political cartoons for a secret publication and design posters and T-shirts with warnings on them.
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Cold War

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders analyze U.S. foreign policy since World War II, tracing origins and geopolitical consequences (foreign and domestic) of the Cold War and containment policy.
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Social Studies: The Declaration of Conscience

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine Margaret Chase Smith's Declaration of Conscience and discuss its impact on Maine politics. After reading it, they discuss their opinions and write short responses about them. As a follow-up activity, students write their...
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Paul Robeson: 20th-Century Renaissance Man, Hero In Any Century

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore several themes relevant to the life of Paul Robeson and the social, artistic, & political realities of the first half of the 20th century, identify and interview heroes in their communities, and publish profiles on...
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History: Declaration of Conscience Political Cartoons

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine political cartoons depicting opinions about Margaret Chase Smith's Declaration of conscience. After examining the cartoons, they create their own political cartoons about the speech. As an ongoing activity, students...