Attitudes towards specific groups in America post-WWI

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  • Attitudes of Specific Groups
    • African Americans
      • Menial labour
      • Poor wages
      • Targeted by KKK
        • 1925 - 8m members
        • Average of 2 lynchings a week
      • Many lived in ghettos
        • Poor conditions
      • Race Riots
        • 20+ in Chicago 1919
    • Farmers
      • Demand for goods abroad fell
        • 1919-21
      • Surplus of goods
        • Low prices
        • Poverty
      • Bad soil
      • No mortgage/tax relief
      • Unhygenic conditions
        • Tin shacks
        • No running water or electricity
    • Immigrants
      • Betrayed by US
        • Treaty of Versailles
          • Germans thought it was too harsh
      • 1900-1915
        • More than 15m immigrants
        • Jews
          • Communism
            • Eastern and Southern immigrants
              • Anarchy
          • Anarchy
        • Catholics
    • WASPs
      • Nativism
      • Poor, Southern whites
        • Worried about job stealing
      • Many members of KKK
      • Large influence on political parties
      • Despised "New Negro"
        • Blacks returned from WW1 with new dignity
        • Harlem renaissance
    • Temperence members
      • Boston 1826
      • Abstained from drinking
      • 18th Ammendment 1919
  • African Americans
    • Menial labour
    • Poor wages
    • Targeted by KKK
      • 1925 - 8m members
      • Average of 2 lynchings a week
    • Many lived in ghettos
      • Poor conditions
    • Race Riots
      • 20+ in Chicago 1919
  • 1900-1915
    • More than 15m immigrants
    • Jews
      • Communism
        • Eastern and Southern immigrants
      • Catholics
    • Banned alcoholic beverages
      • 18th Ammendment 1919

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