The case of Hollywood Ten alarmed many people in Hollywood. People started giving names of possible communists, and these people started to get questioned about their beliefs and their knowledge of other radicals in the entertainment world.
Chambers said that all of the stolen film had come from Hiss that they had found. Hiss could not be charged with spying, but he was charged with lying under oath and he eventually served many years in prison.
This law made it a crime to call for the overthrow of the U.S. government or belong to an organization that did so.
The United States quickly realized that the Communists in China had gained almost the entire country. Led by Mao Zedong, Chinese Communists gained control of large areas.
President Truman issued a short statement that confirmed the Soviet Union had planned on causing an explosion with an atomic bomb. Truman's announcement came to a shock to everyone.
This act required Communist organizations to a special board to investigate Communist involvement.
He delivered a speech before a Republican women's group. His topic was about the dangers of Communism.
1951 - 1953
The Rosenbergs denied the charges. They refused to answer any questions about their political activities. which included past involvement with Communism.