Red Scare


Red Scare
Red Scare, the
a series of actions by the US government in 1919-20, against people who were believed to be Communists. Many US workers went on ↑strike (=stopped working to protest about their conditions) and the government was worried that there might be a ↑revolution. Because of this, many people were ↑arrested and many foreigners were forced to leave the country.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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