-CA Federation Of Mexican Workers Unions (1928) Imperial valley farm workers Wages and working conditions -TX LULAC middle class Civil rights, citizenship, voter registration
Most instense outbreak of national alarm, began in 1919. Success of communists in Russia, American radicals embracing communism followed by a series of mail bombings frightened Americans. Attorney General A. MItchell Palmer led effort to deport aliens without due processs, with widespread support. Did not last long as some Americans came to their senses. Sacco/Vanzetti trial demonstrated anti-foreign feeling in 20's. Accused of armed robbery & murder, had alibis. "Those anarchists bastards". Sentenced to death and executed.
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
Sacco and Vanzetti Trials
a series of trials occurring in 1921 against two Italian immigrants Sacco and Vanzetti. They were convicted of murdering two men in an armed robbery in Massachusetts. They were later executed for their crimes. There is so much controversy against it because there was no proof of them killing and even if the trials were fair.
Scopes Trial (1925)
"Monkey Trial" John Scopes and TN law Fundamentalism creationism vs evolution Darwinism William Jennings Bryant vs ACLU Clarence Darrow