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Unformatted text preview: background • Being an anarchist was a crime condemnable to death Immigration Restrictions • Purpose was to reduce “the immigration of these nationalities.” • A quota system was enforced • Someone born in a different country doesn’t qualify as “free white person” enough to get citizenship Scopes Trial • Science vs. Religion • John T. Scopes summarized Darwin’s theory and was arrested • Small battle in a huge conflict KKK • The Birth of a Nation inspired the creation of the KKK • Started off almost like a scam for money • Not for crazy fanatics. It included everyday people...
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2010 for the course BIO 3243 taught by Professor Drem during the Spring '10 term at Amarillo College.
- Spring '10