The Crucible

What were the consequences senator mccarthy faced for begining the red scare?

The crucible relates to mccarthyism.. Mccarthyism came about based on the red scare that was started by senator mccarthy.

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Several members of the U.S. Senate had opposed McCarthy well before 1953. Senator Margaret Chase Smith, a Maine Republican, delivered her "Declaration of Conscience" on June 1, 1950, calling for an end to the use of smear tactics without mentioning McCarthy or anyone else by name...After two months of hearings and deliberations, the Watkins Committee recommended that McCarthy be censured on two of the 46 counts: his contempt of the Subcommittee on Rules and Administration, which had called him to testify in 1951 and 1952, and his abuse of General Zwicker in 1954....On December 2, 1954, the Senate voted to "condemn" McCarthy on both counts by a vote of 67 to 22...After his censure, McCarthy continued senatorial duties for another two and a half years, but his career as a major public figure had been unmistakably ruined.