understanding the context helps you comprehend the importance of what is happening.
After reading â€œCommunists in the State Department,â€ (attached) you will do some research on Senator Joseph McCarthy. What you find will give you more insight into what was happening at the time and the significance of McCarthyâ€s claim of: â€œI have in my hand 57 cases of individuals who would appear to be either card-carrying members or certainly loyal to the Communist Party.â€ Your assignment is to find one thing you discovered while researching Senator McCarthy and provide a brief explanation as to how you understand the speech more as a result of knowing these things. Remember that context can be what comes before, during or after the event in question. (Only need about 75 words)