History: USA 1910-1929_

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The Palmer Raids

·         The Head of the US Department Of Justice - Attorney General A Mitchell-Palmer organised the Palmer Raids

·         Palmer went on search for communists and anarchists.

·          2 days of raids in major cities in 1920’s

·         More than 6000 suspected communists were arrested and held in jail – most weren’t guilty of anything

·         Several hundred Russians were sent back

·         It showed that immigrants were the first to blame for anything that went wrong 

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