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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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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2011 for the course HIS 312 taught by Professor Anderson during the Fall '09 term at University of Texas.
- Fall '09
- World War I