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Hardening the Boundaries of the Nation, 1917-1929 1. War and Discipline a. War served the essential purpose of melting the many into one (83). b. Germans were excluded because of the war (threat to national unity). c. IQ tests prevented many foreign-born being forged into Americans. Scientific racialism. d. Racialized system of immigration restriction: reshape the nation, exclude the unwanted, such as social and political degenerates, and punish those who continued to engage in un-American behavior (91). e. Reduce the level of immigration by approximately 85 percent and virtually cut off immigration from southern and eastern Europe, stigmatizing people from these regions as dangerously radical and as inferior to the “races” of northern and western Europe (94). f. The war and its aftermath saw a severe widening of the racial nation and a contradiction of the civic nation for immigrants. Particularly those who could be associated with radical politics. g.
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