Introduction - Introduction

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Introduction In general, the 1920’s was a decade filled with sharp contrasts…. Americans turned inward after WWI….Thus closing borders  brought a homegrown prosperity. Incomes and living standards  rose for many. As some have said,…the twenties roared! Yet,…. The Red Scare of 1919-1920 With the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917 that brought Vladimir Lenin  to power spawned a Communist party in America, and…. Thus a Nationwide crusade against left-wingers began whose  Americanism was suspect….Attorney Gen A. Mitchell Palmer, the  fighting Quaker…. .establish within the Dept of Justice the General  Intelligence Division, headed by a young J. Edgar Hoover…. More alarm was made when terrorists bombed/attempted to kill  John D. Rockefeller, Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. And  Attorney Gen. A. Mitchell Palmer! The red scare was embraced by business people who used it to 
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This note was uploaded on 10/16/2011 for the course AMH 2010 taught by Professor Pietrzak during the Spring '11 term at Broward College.

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Introduction - Introduction

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