Mccarthy would always say his allegations fit a pattern, so it's fair to ask what sort of pattern his biography fit mccarthy's career as america's self-appointed ultra patriot got off to a strange start by defending. Joseph raymond mccarthy (november 14, 1908 – may 2, 1957) was an american politician the term mccarthyism, coined in 1950 in reference to mccarthy's practices, was soon applied to similar anti-communist activities mccarthy became the youngest circuit judge in the state's history by defeating incumbent. Have had little impact on either mccarthy's character, or his system of values mr crosby is assistant professor of history in the university of santa clara, santa. Senator joe mccarthy is one of the strongest pro-american figures in the history of the united states despite many attempts by socialists to demonize mccarthy. 2 the origins of mccarthyism mccarthyism began well before senator joseph mccarthy arrived on the scene, and its origins are complicated.
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Documents that changed the world: joseph mccarthy's 'list,' 1950 can ruin lives and change history — even if it doesn't really exist such is. The wisconsin republican claimed to have a list of known communists still working in the department of state a special subcommittee investigated mccarthy's. Mccarthyism, name given to the period of time in american history that saw wisconsin sen joseph mccarthy produce a series of investigations and hearings.
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