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SAT® Subject Test in U.S. History

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Communism at Home

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The reason why we find ourselves in a position of impotency is not because our onlypowerful potential enemy has sent men to invade our shores . . . but rather because of the traitorous actions of those who have been treated so well by this Nation.

I have here in my hand a list of 205 . . . a list of names that were made known to the Secretary of State as being members of the Communist Party and who nevertheless are still working and shaping policy in the State Department. . . . As you know, very recently the Secretary of State proclaimed his loyalty to a man guilty of what has always been considered as the most abominable of all crimes—being a traitor to the people who gave him a position of great trust—high treason.

Who spoke these words during the Cold War?

A

Alger Hiss.

B

President Harry S.

C

General Douglas MacArthur.

D

Sen. Richard M. Nixon.

E

Sen. Joseph McCarthy.