when was the Red Scare and why did it create tension in the US during the 1920s
The Red Scare happened right after World War I and the Bolshevik Revolution. The different groups such as communists, socialists, anarchists who created fear by a series of bombings in 1919. Many Americans were scared of how the communists in Russia have overthrown the royal family. Over six thousand people were arrested on New Years Eve in 1920 and put them in prison.