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1920s Red Scare
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severe immigration laws to discourage and discriminate against foreigners, believed to erode old-fashioned American values
Ku Klux Klan
spread quickly; opposed everything that was not White Anglo-Saxon Protestant (WASP) (and conservative), Stephenson's faults and jail sentence led to demise
National Origins Act (1924)
reduced quota, reduced numbers from eastern and southern Europe, Asians banned, Canadians and Latin Americans exempt
Sacco & Vanzetti Trial
prejudiced jury sentenced them to death, caused riots around the world, new trial denied
A 1920 operation coordinated by Attorney General Mitchel Palmer in which federal marshals raided the homes of suspected radicals and the headquarters of radical organization in 32 cities
period in US when there was a suspicion of communism and fear of widespread infultration of communism in US.
Person who rebles against the established system, order, or government. Doesn't like government.
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