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Unformatted text preview: industries, sense of economic optimism makes U.S. more willing to fuse business (Republicans), labor unions decline b. Nativism i. Resurgence of nativism: old stock Americans need to be protected from new incoming immigrants, they feel threatened ii. KKK comes back into play: nationwide; targets Catholics, Jews, immigrants garbage can not a melting pot iii. Look into what is coming next for government Terms: Safe for democracy Espionage Act (1917): punishment for anything against war, false statements that might impede military; Sedition act: speaking out against U.S. (Eugene Debs) Palmer raids: Palmer claimed there were going to be communist uprisings, never happened so damaged his rep, brought up fear for extremist acts Treaty of Versailles National Origins Act...
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