Why was there an increase in racism?

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  • Why was there an increase in racism?
    • Russian Revolution
      • October 1917
      • fear communism with take over
      • Wanted Revolution.
      • Increasedleft-wing violence in America
        • Wall Street Bomb 1920 biggest bomb seen
        • 1919 Palmer Raids
          • Attorney General Palmer's house bomb
    • The KKK
      • Carpet baggers
        • Cruel to Southerners
        • Set up to protect Southerners from these men
      • Created in Tennessee, Pulaski 1866
    • The War
      • Increase in hatred towards German- Americans & Italian  - Americans
      • Banned
        • Sour Cramb renamed liberty cabbage
      • Xenophobia
        • Racist fear
      • African- Americans migrated causing race riots
      • African- Americans seen as 'cocky' as fought for their country & wanted equality
    • Government Policies
      • 'America must be kept American'
        • Coolidge
      • Became more right wing (Conservative)
      • Made immigration more difficult. Banned some countries (Asia)
    • Influence of Scientific Racists (e.g. Madison Grant)
      • Scientificaly proved & validated racism
      • Social Darwinism
      • Survival of the fittest
      • Aryan 'super race'
        • Intelligence
        • Adaptive
        • Madison Grant
          • "The passing of the \Great Race"
          • Head of  anti-immigration"
          • Very good friend of Coolidge
    • Traditional Intolerance
      • Exacerbated by context of 1920's
      • Inherently  racist
        • always  was always will be
      • But contolled most of the time
      • Sometimes bubbles over
        • Appear at times of great change & some cannot cope
        • "Seasonal Allergies"
    • Immigration
      • 8 million immigrants 1900-1910
      • Southern & Eastern Europe immigration
        • Don't mix
          • Ghettos
        • Catholic
        • 'Communist' & 'Anarchist'
          • no rules or laws
        • Do not speak English
        • Culturally  Different
      • Traditional Intolerance
        • Exacerbated by context of 1920's
        • Inherently  racist
          • always  was always will be
        • But contolled most of the time
        • Sometimes bubbles over
          • Appear at times of great change & some cannot cope
          • "Seasonal Allergies"

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