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One aspect of nativism in the 1920s was fear of recent immigrants who might be socialists or anarchists.


The revived Ku Klux Klan (KKK) of the 1920s thrived only in the South.


Former secretary of state and presidential candidate William Jennings Bryan was a fundamentalist.


In his 1925 trial in Dayton, Tennessee, John T. Scopes was found innocent.


Organized crime began during the Depression.


Basketball became the national sport in the 1920s.


H. L. Mencken dubbed the twenties the "Jazz Age."


The gangster Al Capone was finally convicted for bootlegging in 1929.


The great migration of African Americans from the South to the cities of the North continued into the 1930s.


By 1920, Marcus Garvey believed blacks should flee America for Africa.


W.E.B. Du Bois was a leader in the Universal Negro Improvement Association.


Women's gains in employment during World War I proved temporary.


The Armory Show in New York displayed works of art by postimpressionists and cubists.


The modernists wanted to copy reality as closely as they could in their writings and in their art.


Proponents of literary and artistic change included T. S. Eliot and Ezra Pound.


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