US History 1: Chapter 9: From War to Peace

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National Origins Act of 1924

This act set a specific percentage of people from certain countries that were allowed to live in the U.S. This act sought to reduce immigration from certain countries-- mostly southern and eastern European countries, and almost all Asian countries.
(Chapter 9, page 274)

Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti

Italian immigrants who were put on trial for bank robbery and murder, but it was clear during the trial that their political beliefs about anarchy played a part in convincing the judge they were guilty, whether they had really committed those crimes or not.
(Chapter 9, page 275)

Russia

This country experienced a violent revolution in 1917, which led to a communist takeover by Vladimir Lenin.

Red Scare

Refers to the widespread fear of communism. It affected the U.S. by creating government officials who worked to further the fear in the people by leading raids on suspected radicals and accusing anyone against the U.S. government of being a communist.
(Page 271)

Kellogg-Briand Act

This was an agreement signed by over 60 nations after World War 1; it was an agreement to reject war as a way of solving international disputes. (Chapter 9, page 287)

Communism

A social stystem with no economic classes and no private property, where all people share equally in society's wealth.
(Page 271)

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