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Outline211920s - 1920s America Roaring Twenties/Jazz Age I....

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1920s America – Roaring Twenties/Jazz Age I. Red fear- radical ideas – Russia – anti-union/pro business A. Strikes – labor = Bolsheviks, Left wing = un-American B. Sacco/Vanzetti – Mass. murder, Ital, atheists, anarchists, draft dodgers C. A.Gen. Palmer – “Fighting Quaker” – bomb – paranoid dude D. Buford “Soviet Ark” – 249 deported – not nice II. Race/Immigration Issues A. KKK – anti Jew, foreign, Catholic, pacifist, bootlegger, birth control – crabby dudes 1. 1925 - 5 mil, march on Wash 2. Died w/ corruption of leaders B. Immigration – new immigration bad, we like Northern Europeans, white, white people – first time America restricts immigration 1. Emergency Quota Act – 1921 – 3 % of 1910 numbers 2. Immigration Act of 1924 – 2% of 1890 #s – no Japanese III. Social Lives A. Prohibition – 1919 18 th Amendment, Volstead Act enforces 1. South likes (conservative, don’t want drunk blacks), N.Eastern cities no 2. Joke – can’t legislate personal lives – tough to enforce – speakeasies,
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