USA Isolationist Policies

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  • USA Isolationist Policies- Harriet
    • Fordney McCumber Tariff 1922
      • High tariffs on foreign imports on average of up to 40%
      • Made American goods cheaper
    • Immigrations Quotas
      • Immigration Law 1917- immigrants had to prove they could speak English
      • Emergency Quota Act 1921- max immigrants 357,000 (3%)
      • National Origins Act 1924- max immigrants 154,000 (2%)
    • Treaty of Versailles & League of Nations
      • American public wanted no part in European affairs
      • Senate refused to join the League of Nations
      • Wilson went on a tour by train to gain votes to join the L of N
        • Suffered a stroke & lost the March 1920 election

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