McCarthyism and the Red Scare in the USA 1945 - 1955
This outstanding resource includes a wide range of revision notes, tasks and activities and that are suitable for the full ability spectrum for studying McCarthyism and the 'Red Scare' for either GCSE or A Level.

When you purchase this resource you will receive a fifteen page resource in Microsoft Word which can be easily customised for your exam board. Each section contains bullet pointed notes, sources and a wide range of activities to help your students develop their understanding of the topic. These include summary tasks, heads and tails, mind maps and missing word activities.

The full contents for each section are listen below:

1. Why was there a 'Red Scare'?
2. How did the international situation increase American fears about the spread of Communism?
3. How did internal developments in the USA increase American fears about the spread of Communism?
4. What was McCarthyism?
5. What methods and tactics did McCarthy use?
6. McCarthy's downfall.
7. What were the short and long term consequences of McCarthyism?
8. McCarthy summary exercise.

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