AQA America 1920-1973 - McCarthyism

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Why was there such an extreme fear of communism in the 1940’s?
Who was McCarthy?
What led to McCarthy’s downfall?
Alice SolomonsHost: Alice read History at Lancaster University and is now Director of History. She has been teaching History for the past 6 years. She also is a Specialist Leader of Education in History and an AQA examiner. Alice's aim is simply to inspire her students to love History as much as she does!

In this class we will discuss what McCarthyism was and why communism became a threat again in post-war America.

Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

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You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
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