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In American history, the First Red Scare of 1919–1920 was marked by a widespread fear of Bolshevism and anarchism. Concerns over the effects of radical political agitation in American society and alleged spread in the American labor movement fueled the paranoia that defined the period.

In American history, the First Red Scare of 1919–1920 was marked by a widespread fear of Bolshevism and anarchism. Concerns over the effects of radical political agitation in American society and alleged spread in the American labor movement fueled the paranoia that defined the period.

I remember seeing this when I was really little and being quite confused and a little scared!

The BLOOD MOON rises: Amazing images and footage of the first total lunar eclipse of 2014

I remember seeing this when I was really little and being quite confused and a little scared!

I have loved Taylor Swift for 5 years because that was when I listened to one of her songs for the first time.

Taylor Swift premieres new song Mine... and has an unlikely fan in the crowd

I have loved Taylor Swift for 5 years because that was when I listened to one of her songs for the first time.

September 22, 1919 – The steel strike of 1919, led by the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers, begins in Pennsylvania before spreading across the United States.

September 22, 1919 – The steel strike of 1919, led by the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers, begins in Pennsylvania before spreading across the United States.

Funny story actually. So, I was sleeping at my sister's house for both of these. The first, we were in a tent with a few other people. I said something like "Watch out for the lady in red." Then I rolled over. Another time, we were in her bed, and I had looked at her and said in a very innocent voice, "The demons are coming!" I think I killed her soul...

Funny story actually. So, I was sleeping at my sister's house for both of these. The first, we were in a tent with a few other people. I said something like "Watch out for the lady in red." Then I rolled over. Another time, we were in her bed, and I had looked at her and said in a very innocent voice, "The demons are coming!" I think I killed her soul...

Red Scare: Students Investigate the First Red Scare, Communism, & Capitalism!

Red Scare: Students Investigate the First Red Scare, Communism, & Capitalism

Red Scare. The first red scare has been overshadowed by the second, which, of much longer duration, followed World War II and endured until about 1955, fueled by a fear of the spread of communism.

Red Scare. The first red scare has been overshadowed by the second, which, of much longer duration, followed World War II and endured until about 1955, fueled by a fear of the spread of communism.

McCarthyism - The historical period that came to be known as the McCarthy era began well before Joseph McCarthy's own involvement in it. Many factors contributed to McCarthyism, some of them extending back to the years of the First Red Scare (1917–20), inspired by Communism's emergence as a recognized political force.

McCarthyism - The historical period that came to be known as the McCarthy era began well before Joseph McCarthy's own involvement in it. Many factors contributed to McCarthyism, some of them extending back to the years of the First Red Scare (1917–20), inspired by Communism's emergence as a recognized political force.

Bieber Shirtless Dance Hold On Tight - http://oceanup.com/2014/03/09/bieber-shirtless-dance-hold-on-tight/

Bieber Shirtless Dance Hold On Tight - http://oceanup.com/2014/03/09/bieber-shirtless-dance-hold-on-tight/

Republicans Just Barely Won The First Post-Trump Congressional Election

Republicans Just Barely Won The First Post-Trump Congressional Election

Originally composed by Francis Bellamy in 1892 and formally adopted by Congress as the pledge in 1942

The Man Who Wrote the Pledge of Allegiance

Originally composed by Francis Bellamy in 1892 and formally adopted by Congress as the pledge in 1942

North Carolina Dem. Lee Slater Overman. The Overman (sub)Committee, operating Sept.1918 to June 1919, originally investigated pro-German sentiments in the U.S. LIQUOR industry. After WW I ended and the German threat lessened, it investigated Bolshevism, which had appeared as a threat during the First Red Scare after the 1917 Russian Revolution. The Committee's hearing on Bolshevik propaganda had a major role in constructing an image of a radical threat to the U.S. during the First Red Scare.

North Carolina Dem. Lee Slater Overman. The Overman (sub)Committee, operating Sept.1918 to June 1919, originally investigated pro-German sentiments in the U.S. LIQUOR industry. After WW I ended and the German threat lessened, it investigated Bolshevism, which had appeared as a threat during the First Red Scare after the 1917 Russian Revolution. The Committee's hearing on Bolshevik propaganda had a major role in constructing an image of a radical threat to the U.S. during the First Red Scare.

First Red Scare Begins • 1919 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Red_Scare click on image to enlarge

First Red Scare Begins • 1919 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Red_Scare click on image to enlarge

Mike’s ‘hidden decline’ found in new study: Tree-ring analysis shows no warming in eastern Mediterranean past 900 years | JunkScience.com

Mike’s ‘hidden decline’ found in new study: Tree-ring analysis shows no warming in eastern Mediterranean past 900 years | JunkScience.com

A really nice website that includes so many resources regarding the First Red Scare. There are political cartoon activities, primary source readings, and even a few silent animations!

A really nice website that includes so many resources regarding the First Red Scare. There are political cartoon activities, primary source readings, and even a few silent animations!