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Freedom of Speech and the War

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The Haymarket Riot of 1886 had a major influence on American attitudes toward which of the following?
anarchists
A. Mitchell Palmer, attorney general under President Wilson, was strongly
anti-radical.
According to this ruling,
the right to free speech had limits that could be enforced by the government.
How did Alexander Palmer justify the Palmer Raids of 1919 and 1920?
Palmer warned of an imminent communist takeover.
During World War I, if an artist published an editorial cartoon criticizing the American entry into the war, that artist was guilty of
sedition
While anarchists became linked with violence in the late 1800s and early 1900s, socialists became linked with
the labor movement.
What was one reason for anti-immigrant sentiment in the early 1900s?
competition for jobs
The case of Sacco and Vanzetti was similar to that of the individuals arrested during the Palmer Raids of 1919-1920 in that both involved
radicals.
In the case of Schenck v. United States the Supreme Court ruled that
speech aimed to potentially create danger could be banned.
Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti had many things in common, including that both men
were anarchists.
The main goal of the Emergency Quota Act of 1921 was to
limit the number of immigrants from a given country.
What crime was Eugene Debs accused of committing in 1918?
He gave a speech praising men who refused to serve in the military.
Feelings of resentment toward those who were not native citizens rose during World War I. This was known as
nativism
In his attempt to eliminate radicals from American society, Alexander Palmer
ignored civil liberties.
The Haymarket Riot of 1886 had a major influence on American attitudes toward which of the following?
anarchists
How did Alexander Palmer justify the Palmer Raids of 1919 and 1920?
Palmer warned of an imminent communist takeover.
The Espionage and Sedition Acts of 1917 and 1918
targeted spying, dissent, and disapproval of the war.
What authority was given to the postmaster general under the Espionage and Sedition Acts?
to hold any mail that violated the acts
Which of the following resulted from the Palmer Raids of 1919 and 1920?
the formation of the American Civil Liberties Union
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