Anti-Communism and Women's Liberation Movement
After World War II, American politics had transformed in a very short period of time. This transformation was caused by two extremely important factors, anticommunism in the 1990s and the Women's Liberation Movement in the 1960s.
Anti Communists, such as Senator Joseph McCarthy went over their limit preserving the United States of a capitalist government. The women's liberation movement also sought to accomplish many goals.
Senator Joseph McCartney came out of the war as a hero. He led America through a difficult and harsh time. He guided America. However, his guidance led him very far. Joseph McCarthy, fighting against communism, hated communism and communists. He wanted to rid the world of communism,even America, where it was believed that dusts of communism had polluted the Supreme Court, the government, and the army.
Joseph McCarthy accused many innocent loyal Americans in the the Supreme Court and the federal government of being spies for communist Soviet Union. This is how he came to blame Sacca and Vanzetti and got them execute. His plan was to destroy completely and exile any communist in any social, political or economic organization in America.
He went so far as to accuse the army of containing Americans of this disease. Eisenhower, being the president of that time also being in the army, fired McCarthy his unexplainable accuses. This event is known as the Red Scare, which really shaped American politics.It proved the fact that American will never be communist.
The women's liberation movement was a movement for women's to get their gender rights. It already had a very firm base which can be identified as the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. Many groups sought to reform in this decade because of an already given base.
The women's liberation movement fought for the abolition on alcohol, their right to vote and many others. The 19th Amendment is one proof that their goals were accomplished. The 19th Amendment gave women the right to vote. This movement shaped American politics in a way that, in the 1980s the first women was elected to Congress.
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