Chapter 26 - Ch. 26 The 20's Nativism Two Italian born...

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Ch. 26 The 20’s Nativism Two Italian born immigrants, Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were thought to have been tried more for their political views than for their crimes. Recent investigation points towards their likely guilt. Emergency Immigration Act of 1921 – restricted European immigration to 3% a year, was reduced to 2% a year, then finally to slightly over 150,000 immigrants per year, most of which came from western Europe. It also excluded immigration from east Asia but left immigration completely open to the western hemisphere. The Klan “Devoted to 100% Americanism” rather than the Confederacy and restricted members to native born Protestants Intended to be a moral crusade but corruption turned it to violence against immigrants and blacks Fundamentalism Fundamentalism, led by William Jennings Bryan, tried to get evolution abolished from schools. Led to the John Scopes trial which didn’t really lead anywhere. Bryan died a few days after the trial from a heart condition. Prohibition
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Chapter 26 - Ch. 26 The 20's Nativism Two Italian born...

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