Secretary Of State Department Of State
1,737 wordsIn August 1948, Whittaker Chambers, a former Communist appearing before the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC), charged that Alger Hiss, was a Communist spy. Chambers claimed that he and Hiss had belonged to the same espionage group and that Hiss had given him secret State Department documents. This group was a network of American spies recruited by the Soviet Union to collect useful information for Moscow. Alger Hiss was a Harvard-educated lawyer and a distinguished Washington figure...
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J Edgar Hoover Internal And External
1,705 words'McCarthy gave his name to an age, but there was far more to McCarthyism than McCarthy' McCarthy may have given his name to an era but there was much more to McCarthyism than just one man. In this essay the argument will be that there were many factors leading up to the McCarthy era both internal and external and that McCarthy found a platform in anticommunist fear, as it was popular issue at the time. And his fall from grace in 1954 may also be attributed to both internal and external factors t...
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Attack On Pearl Harbor War With Germany
1,680 wordsThe United States had been warned in advance that there would be a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. They had also broken all Japanese codes and were aware of all the details needed to prevent the attack on Pearl Harbor. Roosevelt had made a campaign promise to not get involved in a war with Germany unless the United States was attacked first; so, he made strategic use of Japan's plans as a way to go to war with Germany. The FBI was warned by one of Britain's top agents, Duskov Popov, about a pla...
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House Un American Activities Committee World War Ii
1,855 wordsWhile the United States was fighting the Cold War to preserve its freedoms, the fears and anti-Communism the Cold War helped cause at home undermined some of those freedoms. One of the most notorious examples of this is Senator Joseph McCarthy. In his search for Communists in the U. S. government he infringed upon civil rights and freedoms, such as freedom of speech, provided to all Americans by Constitution. His actions caused a lot of innocent people, mostly government employees, to loose thei...
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Osama Bin Laden War Against Terrorism
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Osama Bin Laden World Trade Center
3,451 wordsPreceding the terrible events on September 11 th, 2001, the American Secret Services have made many mistakes in regard to the possibility of preventing 9 - 11. The Secret Services, mainly the CIA and the FBI, have made a great lot of mistakes. After an initial meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where eight terrorists met, the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) let go of them after their meeting, assuming it was unimportant. After the attack on the USS Cole in 2000 they changed their minds, now co...
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Institute Of Technology Hydrogen Bonding
1,257 wordsChemist Linus Pauling; born in Portland, Ore. After taking his Ph. D. at the California Institute of Technology (1925) and then two years of study abroad, he returned to that institution for most of his professional career (1927 -- 63). Details of those years are as follows: At the California Institute of Technology his advisor was Roscoe Dickinson, whose area of expertise was X-ray crystallography. At this time Dickinson was investigating the crystal structure of various minerals. In his work w...
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U S Supreme Court Alger Hiss
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U S Government Secretary Of State
979 wordsIn the beginning of 70 s the most tragic event in the history of Chile took place. In the countrys capital Santiago machine gunfire opened and the rebellion had begun. In the United States such events were supported by Nixon's administration, since it was a positive outcome of operations of intelligence services. Declassified U. S. government records shed light on corners of the story that previously had been suspected, but not proven. The documents describe how an angry Nixon demanded a coup, i...
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Special Education School Counselors
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Chile 1970 1974 Part 1
1,733 wordsChile (1970 - 1974) In the beginning of 70 s the most tragic event in the history of Chile took place. In the countrys capital Santiago machine gunfire opened and the rebellion had begun. In the United States such events were supported by Nixon's administration, since it was a positive outcome of operations of intelligence services. Declassified U. S. government records shed light on corners of the story that previously had been suspected, but not proven. The documents describe how an angry Nixo...
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Human Rights Violations World War Ii
4,837 wordsThe conflict in the Balkans is interesting because for years, reporters and politicians have touted it as being the result of ancient ethnic hatred but that isnt the case. The people of this region lived together peacefully for centuries and any conflicts that have arose among people were based not on ethnic origin but other things like class and ruling party. In fact, any problems that have arose in the former Yugoslavia have more to do with the issues raised by nationalism that developed durin...
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Salem Witch Trials Three Hundred Years
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Salem Witch Trials Three Hundred Years
2,416 wordsA political cartoon shows a massive stone wall surrounding tall office buildings which bear labels of Department of Energy, Defense Department, National Security Agency, CIA, and FBI. Outside the wall, which is tagged Government Secrecy, a couple huddles in a roofless hut called Personal Non-Privacy. At the top of the cartoon is printed Somehow I feel this is not the way the founders planned it. Indeed, Americas founding fathers most likely did not plan for the United States to be governed in su...
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Incl Briar House Un American Activities Committee
2,398 wordsThe Alger Hiss Spy Case During the late nineteen forties, a new anti-Communistic chase was in full holler, this being the one of the most active Cold War fronts at home. Many panic-stricken citizens feared that Communist spies were undermining the government and treacherously misdirecting foreign policy. The attorney general planned a list of ninety supposedly disloyal organizations, none of which was given the right to prove its loyalty to the United States. The Loyalty Review Board investigate...
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Margaret Thatcher Internal Affairs
1,286 wordsFor a country as powerful as the United States, there comes a responsibility to protect its allies, neighbors, and supremely itself. However, there are times when this sense of responsibility misleads the U. S. into using force that is excessive or unnecessary. We are walking a fine line of political laissez-faire and obligation to intervene, but add the element of a. Lyndon Johnson s obsessive fear of the spread of Castro-style communism x (Musicant 363), and consequently, we will find ourselve...
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U S Military Gulf Of Tonkin
1,280 wordsRobert McNamara In Retrospect Random House New York, 1995 Vietnam had long since been a place of controversy, and where our government focused it? s fear of communism for many years. Throughout the Kennedy and Johnson administrations the government maintained that the war between the Communist north and the south can only be won by the South Vietnamese, and that our military cannot win it for them. It stressed that the fall of South Vietnam to communism would threaten the rest of the western wor...
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World Trade Center Terrorist Organizations
2,547 wordsThe Threat of Islamic Terrorism With the collapse of the Soviet Union in the early 1990 s and the cold war over, the international community seemed to be on the threshold of an era of unprecedented peace and prosperity. Instead, a new series of problems was created, like ethnic conflicts, weapons proliferation, environmental problems, population growth, drug trafficking, and terrorism. Terrorism, as defined by Title 22 of the United States code, section 2656 f (d), is the pre-meditated, politica...
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2,975 wordsThe Rise and Fall of McCarthyism: An Explanation Of How the Media Created and Then Destroyed Joseph McCarthy. INTRODUCTION The U. S. Senator Joseph Raymond McCarthy, was born in Grand Chute, Wisconsin, Nov. 14, 1908, and died May 2, 1957, (Grolier, 1996) was best known for his attacks on alleged Communist subversion most notably within the administrations of the Presidents Harry S. Truman and Dwight D. Eisenhower. The activities of McCarthy and his followers gave birth to the term McCarthyism. T...
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