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How did Joseph McCarthy and the House Un-American Activities Committee help produce a Red Scare?

Used public fear
Intercepted and decoded Soviet message
Campaigned to ease media censorship
Arrested and prosecuted thousands of radicals

Used public fear?

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  1. It was mainly fear

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  2. so that's right?

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  3. The right answer is:
    They successfully used existing public fears of Communism based on earlier investigations to create a perceived elevated threat of the political movement.

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