The Rise and Fall of Joseph McCarthy

"I have here in my hand . . ." The war against Communism and Joseph McCarthy’s place in it are the focus of a series of lessons examining postwar America from 1945-1954. Joseph McCarthy takes center stage in this, the final lesson of the series, and examines the senator's activities from 1950 through 1954. Groups read several primary source documents and guided by the included questions, consider how McCarthy's actions lead to his downfall.  

9th - 12th English Language Arts 54 Views 27 Downloads
CCSS: Adaptable
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Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategies
Collaborative Learning
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Technology
Projection
Internet Access
Duration
4 days

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