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  • 1. Senator JoeMcCarthy and“McCarthyism”
  • 2. Senator JoeMcCarthy and“McCarthyism” By: Ashley Arkfeld
  • 3. About Joe McCarthy
  • 4. About Joe McCarthy
  • 5. About Joe McCarthyBorn: Nov. 14, 1908
  • 6. About Joe McCarthyBorn: Nov. 14, 1908Died: May 2, 1957
  • 7. His Time in Office
  • 8. His Time in OfficeU.S. Senator from Wisconsin
  • 9. His Time in OfficeU.S. Senator from WisconsinIn Office: January 3, 1947- May 2,1957
  • 10. Other Jobs
  • 11. Other JobsHe had many other jobs beforebecoming a Senator
  • 12. Other JobsHe had many other jobs beforebecoming a SenatorMarines Captain
  • 13. Other JobsHe had many other jobs beforebecoming a SenatorMarines CaptainAttorney, judge, politician
  • 14. “McCarthyism”
  • 15. “McCarthyism”Defined as, “the practice of makingaccusations of disloyalty, subversion, ortreason without proper regard forevidence”
  • 16. “McCarthyism”Defined as, “the practice of makingaccusations of disloyalty, subversion, ortreason without proper regard forevidence”Named after Joe McCarthy
  • 17. “McCarthyism”Defined as, “the practice of makingaccusations of disloyalty, subversion, ortreason without proper regard forevidence”Named after Joe McCarthyMcCarthy used it when accusing peopleof being Communists in the Red Scare
  • 18. Wheeling Speech
  • 19. Wheeling SpeechFebruary 9, 1950
  • 20. Wheeling SpeechFebruary 9, 1950Republican Women’s Club in Wheeling, WestVirginia
  • 21. Wheeling SpeechFebruary 9, 1950Republican Women’s Club in Wheeling, WestVirginiaList of 205 names of “Communists” working inthe State Department
  • 22. Wheeling SpeechFebruary 9, 1950Republican Women’s Club in Wheeling, WestVirginiaList of 205 names of “Communists” working inthe State Department205 names were in a letter to James Byrnes,Secretary of State
  • 23. Wheeling SpeechFebruary 9, 1950Republican Women’s Club in Wheeling, WestVirginiaList of 205 names of “Communists” working inthe State Department205 names were in a letter to James Byrnes,Secretary of StateNo audio was ever recorded
  • 24. Wheeling SpeechFebruary 9, 1950Republican Women’s Club in Wheeling, WestVirginiaList of 205 names of “Communists” working inthe State Department205 names were in a letter to James Byrnes,Secretary of StateNo audio was ever recordedStill much dispute over this speech
  • 25. Results of theWheeling SpeechState Department Employees-background checksConcern for Communism went upMany were convicted ofCommunismMcCarthy was called a liar
  • 26. McCarthy’s Death
  • 27. McCarthy’s Death
  • 28. McCarthy’s Death May 2, 1957 (48 years old)
  • 29. McCarthy’s Death May 2, 1957 (48 years old) Bethesda, Maryland at Bethesda Naval Hospital
  • 30. McCarthy’s Death May 2, 1957 (48 years old) Bethesda, Maryland at Bethesda Naval Hospital Official: acute hepatitis- inflammation of the liver
  • 31. McCarthy’s Death May 2, 1957 (48 years old) Bethesda, Maryland at Bethesda Naval Hospital Official: acute hepatitis- inflammation of the liver Press: Alcoholism
  • 32. Are You ACommunist?
  • 33. Sources
  • 34. Sourceshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_McCarthy
  • 35. Sourceshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_McCarthyhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McCarthyism
  • 36. Sourceshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_McCarthyhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McCarthyismhttp://www.nndb.com/people/490/000051337/