English version

Red Scare, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishRed Scare, thethe Red ScareˈRed ˌScare, 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.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.