Assignment 1: The Venona Project
Directions: Read the following excerpts from document related to the Venona project. Use the questions on your handout to guide your reading.
Assignment 2: McCarthy's Accusations
Directions: Read the documents below. As you read, answer the questions in your handout.
Assignment 3: The Fall of Joseph McCarthy
Directions: Read the following documents. After you have done so, write one paragraph explaining how the events described in them might have contributed to McCarthy's downfall. Be prepared to share this with the class.
Assignment 4: What if?
Directions: Considering everything you have learned, write a 1-2 paragraph essay answering the following question:
- How would McCarthy's crusade have been affected had the Venona Project been made public during this time?