Some key events related to "McCarthyism" in the United States include Joseph McCarthy's rise and fall from power, the inspiration he took from the work of the House Un-American Activities Committee and the “Army-McCarthy... More »

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Arthur Miller was affected by McCarthyism in that he was subpoenaed to testify before the House Un-American Activities Committee, or HUAC, as were many of those in the entertainment industry of the era. His play "The Cru... More »

Arthur Miller's "The Crucible" was his response to the level of fear and over the top reactions that McCarthyism had brought on America in the 1950s. Arthur Miller was called up for questioning by the HUAC, or House of U... More »

The U.S. House of Representatives created HUAC, or the House Un-American Activities Committee, in 1938 to investigate American citizens with suspected political affiliations with Nazi Germany. After World War II, it focu... More »

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"The Hollywood Ten" was a short film in which the 10 filmmakers blacklisted by the House Un-American Activities Committee for refusing to answer questions denounced Joseph McCarthy and the Hollywood blacklist. Since none... More »

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Some of the most important and, in some cases celebrated, events in Spanish history are the reconquest of the country from Moorish rule, the rise of Spain as a colonial power and the fall of Francisco Franco's dictatoria... More »

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Tidal energy works by using special generators to convert the energy produced by the rise and fall of ocean tides into electrical power. The force of the water drives turbines placed in tidal streams or installed in dams... More »

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