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McCarthy and McCarthyism- Cold War Project McCarthy and McCarthyism- Cold War Project Presentation Transcript

  • Senator JoeMcCarthy and“McCarthyism”
  • Senator JoeMcCarthy and“McCarthyism” By: Ashley Arkfeld
  • About Joe McCarthy
  • About Joe McCarthy
  • About Joe McCarthy Born: Nov. 14, 1908
  • About Joe McCarthy Born: Nov. 14, 1908 Died: May 2, 1957
  • About Joe McCarthy Born: Nov. 14, 1908 Died: May 2, 1957 Senator from Wisconsin
  • About Joe McCarthy Born: Nov. 14, 1908 Died: May 2, 1957 Senator from Wisconsin Founder of “McCarthyism”
  • His Time in Office
  • His Time in OfficeU.S. Republican Senator from Wisconsin
  • His Time in OfficeU.S. Republican Senator from WisconsinIn Office: January 3, 1947- May 2, 1957
  • His Time in OfficeU.S. Republican Senator from WisconsinIn Office: January 3, 1947- May 2, 1957Came to power: Accused formergovernor, La Follette of war profiteering
  • His Time in OfficeU.S. Republican Senator from WisconsinIn Office: January 3, 1947- May 2, 1957Came to power: Accused formergovernor, La Follette of war profiteeringWon general election 61.2% to 37.3%against Howard McMurray
  • Other Jobs
  • Other JobsHe had many other jobs beforebecoming a Senator
  • Other JobsHe had many other jobs beforebecoming a SenatorMarines Captain
  • Other JobsHe had many other jobs beforebecoming a SenatorMarines Captain “Tail Gunner Joe”
  • Other JobsHe had many other jobs beforebecoming a SenatorMarines Captain “Tail Gunner Joe”Attorney
  • Other JobsHe had many other jobs beforebecoming a SenatorMarines Captain “Tail Gunner Joe”AttorneyJudge
  • “McCarthyism”
  • “McCarthyism”
  • “McCarthyism”Defined as, “the practice ofmaking accusations ofdisloyalty, subversion, ortreason without properregard for evidence”
  • “McCarthyism”Defined as, “the practice ofmaking accusations ofdisloyalty, subversion, ortreason without properregard for evidence”Named after Joe McCarthy
  • “McCarthyism”Defined as, “the practice ofmaking accusations ofdisloyalty, subversion, ortreason without properregard for evidence”Named after Joe McCarthyMcCarthy used it whenaccusing people of beingCommunists in the Red Scare
  • Wheeling Speech
  • Wheeling SpeechFebruary 9, 1950
  • Wheeling SpeechFebruary 9, 1950Republican Women’s Club in Wheeling, West Virginia
  • Wheeling SpeechFebruary 9, 1950Republican Women’s Club in Wheeling, West VirginiaList of 205 names of “Communists” working in theState Department
  • Wheeling SpeechFebruary 9, 1950Republican Women’s Club in Wheeling, West VirginiaList of 205 names of “Communists” working in theState Department205 names were in a letter to James Byrnes, Secretaryof State
  • Wheeling SpeechFebruary 9, 1950Republican Women’s Club in Wheeling, West VirginiaList of 205 names of “Communists” working in theState Department205 names were in a letter to James Byrnes, Secretaryof StateNo audio was ever recorded
  • Wheeling SpeechFebruary 9, 1950Republican Women’s Club in Wheeling, West VirginiaList of 205 names of “Communists” working in theState Department205 names were in a letter to James Byrnes, Secretaryof StateNo audio was ever recordedStill much dispute over this speech
  • Results of theWheeling Speech
  • Results of theWheeling SpeechState Department Employees-background checksConcern for Communism went upBlacklisting of State DepartmentWorkersMcCarthy was called a liar
  • McCarthy’s Death
  • McCarthy’s Death
  • McCarthy’s Death May 2, 1957 (48 years old)
  • McCarthy’s Death May 2, 1957 (48 years old) Was a Senator up until death
  • McCarthy’s Death May 2, 1957 (48 years old) Was a Senator up until death Bethesda, Maryland at Bethesda Naval Hospital
  • McCarthy’s Death May 2, 1957 (48 years old) Was a Senator up until death Bethesda, Maryland at Bethesda Naval Hospital Official: acute hepatitis- inflammation of the liver
  • McCarthy’s Death May 2, 1957 (48 years old) Was a Senator up until death Bethesda, Maryland at Bethesda Naval Hospital Official: acute hepatitis- inflammation of the liver Press: Alcoholism
  • Are You ACommunist?
  • Sources
  • Sourceshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_McCarthy
  • Sourceshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_McCarthyhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McCarthyism
  • Sourceshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_McCarthyhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McCarthyismhttp://www.nndb.com/people/490/000051337/
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_McCarthyhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McCarthyismhttp://www.nndb.com/people/490/000051337/