Julius and Ethel Rosenberg

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  • The Influence Of The United States During The Cold War

    After WWII tension between the East and West would intensify following the defeat of Hitler’s Germany as a new struggle for political influence would begin between the US and U.S.S.R. US concerns over Soviet plans for expansion and global influence, along with Russia’s attitude towards the West had raised concerns over any peaceful co-existence that the US may have envisioned. Similar to US concerns, Russian kremlin Joseph Stalin had also viewed the Western world as a threat to the long term…

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  • Communism In Ellen Schrecker's The Age Of Mccarthyism

    During the infamous Age of McCarthyism, Communism was avoided as if it were some strange virus instead of an ideology. Being accused of being a communist, or even a someone who sympathized with the party was not something to be taken lightly. Even today, the word communism has a bit of a negative connotation to it. So why would anyone be a communist? And looking past the mass hysteria and fear, what did it really mean to be a communist in the 1950s? Looking through different first hand accounts…

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  • Examples Of Utilitarianism In Fahrenheit 451

    Bradbury’s dystopian novel Fahrenheit 451, illuminates the dark and cynical truth of life in the United States during the 1950’s. Characterized by the rise in economic prosperity, the booming population and a high standard of living. However, underneath the unprecedented growth, social unrest ran rampant as fear of a third nuclear World War with Russia beckoned. Furthermore, the early 1950’s were highlighted by McCarthyism a widespread social and cultural phenomenon that created a widespread…

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  • Analysis Of Fahrenheit 451, By Ray Bradbury

    Meet the Author Ray Bradbury is a renowned writer who published over five-hundred different pieces of literature, such as numerous books, screen plays, operas, and poems. Bradbury impacted many people from his writings, influencing them to think of the future and focus on their dreams. Ray Bradbury was born on August 22, 1920 in Waukegan, Illinois. Born into a poor family of seven, he used writing to entertain himself as a young child through his teen years. He had a great imagination and had…

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