Reasons for Americans being in favour of immigration restrictions.

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  • Reasons for Americans being in favour of immigration restrictions.
    • The war intensified fear and hostility towards 'aliens'.
    • Their loyalty was seen as unreliable.
    • Immigrants were potentially a danger to national security.
      • Spies
    • Urbanistation
    • Association of immigrants with alcohol.
      • 'wets'
    • Fear of Socialism, Communism and Anarchism.
    • Language Barriers.
    • Pressure from teade unions
    • Took Jobs.
    • Religion (E.g Catholic).
    • KKK restarted so obvious support was there.
    • Support for restrictionist ideas increased.
    • Immigrants were finding it hard to assimilate.
    • It was causing 'economic and social' problems.
  • President Harding was a racist so supporters of him would agree.
    • Reasons for Americans being in favour of immigration restrictions.
      • The war intensified fear and hostility towards 'aliens'.
      • Their loyalty was seen as unreliable.
      • Immigrants were potentially a danger to national security.
        • Spies
      • Urbanistation
      • Association of immigrants with alcohol.
        • 'wets'
      • Fear of Socialism, Communism and Anarchism.
      • Language Barriers.
      • Pressure from teade unions
      • Took Jobs.
      • Religion (E.g Catholic).
      • KKK restarted so obvious support was there.
      • Support for restrictionist ideas increased.
      • Immigrants were finding it hard to assimilate.
      • It was causing 'economic and social' problems.

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