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    Joseph Mccarthy Failure

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    Joseph McCarthy began his journey to become what many people consider now to be one of the most disreputable politicians. He should have never been voted for US senate because the way he achieved his power from the beginning caused his authority to be unsuccessful. In 1952, he had been elected for Senator for the state of Wisconsin, and one of the only reasons he won was because of his exploitations of the issue of Communism. The way Joseph McCarthy started his politician career was unjustifiable, his wrongdoings slowly started to buildup which caused his leadership to fail. Joseph McCarthy never started off his career as an authentic leader; he lied, created fear within the US citizens, and is considered one of the least qualified politicians.…

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    Why Is Joseph Mccarthy Bad

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    Joseph McCarthy had a corrupt childhood with bullying and gambling, etc. He carried all of these bad habits into his carrier. He was a deceiving and powerful man. He twisted all the information he obtained and used it against innocent people. Ultimately, nothing came out of his investigations except for fear and chaos.Joseph McCarthy was a United States Senator during the 1950s who ran a series of anti-communistic trials blaming many innocent Americans and essentially ruining their lives and or…

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    communist takeover. One man saw this weakness in the American population as a way to gain personal power. This man 's power trip is now referred to as the McCarthy Era, an era full of witch hunts and lies. Joseph McCarthy allowed his own fear and desire for power to take precedence by victimizing others through communist a on m or er to sustain his position as an American politician. Joseph Raymond McCarthy was born on November 14, 1908 in Appleton, Wisconsin. His mother, Bridget…

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    Joseph McCarthy was was born in 1908 in the Town of Grand Chute in Outagamie County, Wisconsin. McCarthy was an American Politician who served as a U.S. Senator from the state of Wisconsin from 1947 until 1957. McCarthy died on May 2, 1957 the cause for his death was acute hepatitis. In the 1950’s, the Red Scare was fueled by right-wing charges concerning American communists, communist sympathizers, citizens who were thought to be unwittingly assisting the communist native attempts to achieve…

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    Joseph Mccarthy Red Scare

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    The Red Scare (1919-20) was a time in American history that will not be forgotten. And also, the September 11th attacks will not be forgotten. Both events come in existence out of fear. Let’s start with The Red Scare. This pivotal time in America was home grown fear. A Senator by the name Joseph McCarthy should go down in history as spear heading this period. Naturally, human beings are fearful of the unknown. Joseph McCarthy used this fear to his advantage. He claimed to have a list of…

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    Joseph McCarthy was born in 1908 in Appleton, Wisconsin. He attended school until he was fourteen but dropped out in eighth grade to help on the family farm as well as raise chickens. At the age of twenty, he decided to go back to school and in one year went through ninth to twelfth grades to graduate. He graduated with honors yet he told people he had higher grades than he actually earned. (Morgan 2003) Ted Morgan in Legal Affairs noted that McCarthy’s high school grades were below 90 due to…

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    Joseph McCarthy Few people in American history have ever plunged the country into panic as Joseph McCarthy did in the 1950s. He single-handedly fabricated a scandal he claimed reached into the highest branches of the US government. Lacking substantial evidence, he accused various senators, representatives, and officials of being communist spies. His infamous “list” of such people was comprised of information that was “either taken from other sources or misremembered or just made up” (Kelley).…

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    Senator Joseph McCarthy’s political career, he uncovered many “Communists” in the United States Government (Doc 1). During this time he gained supporters and quite a few enemies. President Harry S. Truman was among the people who disagreed with Senator McCarthy’s methods and complete devotion to ridding the nation’s government of Communists (Doc 2). Among the opposition of Senator McCarthy, he also had many fellow Senators who disagreed with him. Senator Margaret Chase Smith reminded McCarthy…

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    instead if trial by accusation” (Source 2). The downfall and discrediting of Joseph McCarthy are, due to the erroneous public accusations and cruel remarks toward Fisher and Mr.Watkins of having communist ties, as well as acting contrary to senatorial ethics and abusing the freedom of speech. In addition, McCarthy is a Senator of Wisconsin who exposes people he believes have communist sympathies in America by abusing the freedom of speech, hence resulting in American citizens beginning to…

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    For decades, the United States population had an overreaching fear of communism, and were afraid that it could take over America. Although hatred for communists began as early as the 1910’s and 1920’s, it was the most intense during the period of the Cold War, which lasted from 1949 to 1989 . It was considered a period of extreme dishonesty and disloyalty, as Americans who may have been innocent were accused of aiding the Soviet Union. The main leader of these manhunts for disloyal citizens was…

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