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prejudice against foreign born people, a policy of favoring native-born individuals over foreign-born ones
abstention from alliances and other international political and economic relations; American foreign policy
Most intense 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 series a government attacks on suspected radicals in the United States led by the U.S. attorney general A. Mitchell Palmer
Sacco and Vanzetti
Italian radicals who became symbols of the Red Scare of the 1920s; arrested (1920), tried and executed (1927) for a robbery/murder, they were believed by many to have been innocent but convicted because of their immigrant status and radical political beliefs.
Ku Klux Klan
terrorist organization active throughout the South during Reconstruction and after, dedicated to maintaining white supremacy; through violence and intimidation, it tried to stop freedmen from exercising their rights under the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments.
Emergency Quota Act
an immigration quota that limited the annual number of immigrants who could be admitted from any country to 3% of the number of persons from that country living in the United States in 1910, according to the U.S. Census
Boston police strike
the most celebrated postwar labor dispute. September 1919 most of Boston's police force went on strike. Calvin Coolidge, this point a Massachusetts governor, mobilized the National Guard to keep order. Coolidge said "There is no right to strike against the public safety by anybody, anywhere, anytime" the policemen weren't allowed back into service, brought about the rise of Coolidge
The Hawaiian queen who was forced out of power by a revolution started by American business interests.
Spanish American War
War fought between the US and Spain in Cuba and the Philippines. It lasted less than 3 months and resulted in Cuba's independence as well as the US annexing Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippines.
a Harlem Renaissance poet. The phrase "Harlem Renaissance" refers to African American achievements in art, literature and music in the 1920s
a flowering of African American culture in the 1920s; instilled interest in African American culture and pride in being an African American
1st black to earn Ph.D. from Harvard, encouraged blacks to resist systems of segregation and discrimination, helped create NAACP in 1910
Loyalty and devotion to a particular nationality. A long term cause of World War I
A policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other countries politically, socially, and economically.
Wilson's proposal for peace, some called for the creation of new nations, international relations (free trade, freedom of the seas, an end to secret treaties or agreements, reductions and limits on arms, and peaceful settlements of disputes over colonies, and creating a league of nations
Treaty of Versailles
the treaty imposed on Germany by the Allied powers in 1920 after the end of World War I which demanded exorbitant reparations from the Germans.
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