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Divided Loyalties: Countersubversion in the 1920s

Alex Goodall

in Loyalty and Liberty: American Countersubversion from World War I to the McCarthy Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038037
eISBN:
9780252095313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038037.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on how the Palmer Raids of the winter of 1919–20 were the most draconian single instance of federal repression in the United States' peacetime history. Nothing in the McCarthy ... More


The ‘Soviet Ark’ in Context: The Buford and the Anti-Radicalism of 1919

Daniel J. Rooney and Jeffrey A. Johnson

in The Global Challenge of Peace: 1919 as a Contested Threshold to a New World Order

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800857193
eISBN:
9781800852792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800857193.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In December 1919 the U.S. government, in the wake of the famed mail bombings (including to Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer) and the earlier Seattle General Strike, took a dramatic step. As a part ... More


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Marion Elizabeth Rodgers

in Mencken: The American Iconoclast

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195072389
eISBN:
9780199787982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072389.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The war's impact on free speech at home, along with Attorney General Mitchell Palmer's brutal raids on suspected radicals, intensified Mencken's belief in the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. But ... More


Jacob Spolansky: The Rise of the Career Anticommunist Spook

Nick Fischer

in Spider Web: The Birth of American Anticommunism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040023
eISBN:
9780252098222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040023.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the rise of Jacob Spolansky as part of a class of professional spies fostered by the growth of anticommunism during the First World War and the Red Scare. Spolansky was a ... More


A Short History of Panic Responses

Robert H. Wagstaff

in Terror Detentions and the Rule of Law: US and UK Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199301553
eISBN:
9780199344895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199301553.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

The United States and the United Kingdom have rich histories of panic and overreaching responses to events that appear to threaten national security. Both countries have a habit of giving the ... More


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