- Attitudes towards Immigration
- A quota system was introduced to keep out people from 'undesirable' countries in Asia and South East Europe.
- How was America Isolationist in the 1920s?
- Tariffs were added to imports to limit the sales of foreign goods
- Fordney-McCumber tariff
- Taxes on foreign goods meant that Americans were encouraged to buy American goods
- League of Nations
- The US refused to join, despite it being President Wilson's idea
- Pressure from the public meant that the US couldn't join
- It would have meant involvement in foreign affairs
- Emergency Immigration Law Act (1921) allowed only 350,000 immigrants to enter each year.
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