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 +A '''Red Scare''' is the promotion of fear of a potential rise of [[communism]] or radical leftism, used by anti-leftist proponents. In the United States, the [[First Red Scare]] was about worker (socialist) [[revolution]] and [[political radicalism]]. The [[McCarthyism|Second Red Scare]] was focused on national and foreign communists influencing society, [[Espionage|infiltrating]] the [[Federal Government of the United States|federal government]], or both.
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 +==See also==
 +* [[American social policy during the Second Red Scare]]
 +* [[Foley Square trial]]
 +* [[History of Soviet espionage in the United States]]
 +* [[Hollywood blacklist]]
 +* [[Jencks Act]]
 +* [[Jencks v. United States]]
 +* [[Kellock–Taschereau Commission]]
 +* [[Lavender scare]]
 +* [[Subversive Activities Control Board]]
 +* [[The Red Decade]]
 +* [[Espionage Act of 1917]]
 +* [[Eugene Debs]] and [[Debs v. United States]]
 +* [[The Cold War]]
 +* [[Reagan Doctrine|The Reagan Doctrine]]
 +* [[US intervention in Latin America]]
 +* [[Church Committee]]
 +* [[Propaganda in the United States]] and [[Government propaganda in the United States]]
 +* [[Psychological Operations (United States)]]
 +* [[Pentagon military analyst program]]
 +* ''[[The Crucible]]''
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A Red Scare is the promotion of fear of a potential rise of communism or radical leftism, used by anti-leftist proponents. In the United States, the First Red Scare was about worker (socialist) revolution and political radicalism. The Second Red Scare was focused on national and foreign communists influencing society, infiltrating the federal government, or both.

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