Changing attitudes towards immigration

1919 Palmer Raids, a red scare were 6000 "suspected communists" were arrested
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Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 restricted chinese immigrantsWW1 and isolationismThe Emergency Immigration Act, 1921, allowed only 3% of each nationality to arrivePrejudice and Racismby 1920, There was increasing hostility towards 'new' immigrants from Eastern and Southern Europe, from Americans who were descendants of 'Old' immigrants from Western and Northern EuropeIntroductionAs a result of the 1917 Literacy Tests being introduced, many immigrants were turned away as they could not speak English.Prejudice and racism