Reference no: EM132184457
This is an exercise in ethics and civics.
Prompt: In this discussion I want you to consider the following:
Espionage and Seditions Acts during WWI
Internment of Japanese-Americans during WWII
McCarthyism and the Red Scare
To what extent should the personal liberties of American citizens be curtailed in order to protect the nation as a whole?
Do you agree with the national security arguments made for each of the above?
What lessons were learned from the above and can you see the same arguments playing out today?
Remember that you should provide a clear thesis to your answer and include specific historical details in support of your argument. Don't forget to utilize evidence from primary source documents!
NOTE: You must provide specific and detailed historical evidence in your posts - cite as appropriate.