COLD WAR DISPLAY: USA and The Red Scare Word Wall flashcards

Ms Hughes Teaches
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8th - 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
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This display packet covers the key individuals and events during the second Red Scare of the 1940s and 1950s. It can be printed out in colour or in greyscale and used on a word wall in your classroom. I can also be put into a mind map on your wall - I find this helps my young people to think thematically.

The packet contains 30 key words including people, places and events. Examples of some of the cards are shown in the preview thumbnails.

Words and definitions included:

* Alger Hiss

* The Rosenbergs

* Joseph McCarthy

* Witch hunts

* Berlin Blockade

* President Truman

* Red Scare


* Soviet Union

* Cold War

* Communism

* Capitalism

* The Hollywood Ten

* The Fifth Amendment

* FBI Loyalty Boards


* Senator Tydings

* The McCarran Act 1950

* Multiple Untruth

* Blacklisted

* President Eisenhower

* McCarthy/Army Hearings 1953

* Joseph Welch

* No Smoke Without Fire

* Espionage

* Chinese Civil War

* The Korean War


* J Edgar Hoover

* Joseph Stalin

Check out my blog for how I like to use displays in my classroom:

All of the cards contain a definition or description too and I have used pictures to illustrate most of the main words.

These can easily be used a flash cards during test preparation and revision.

I hope you find this useful! And if you do please leave feedback!

Thanks for looking.



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