Immigration - How was America a divided society in the 1920s

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  • Created on: 06-03-15 22:18

Race

  • Segregated (but 'equal') - 'Seperate but equal'
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Immigration

  • Big issue in 1920s
  • Put quotas on immigration - no. of immigrants allowed in country
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Wealth

  • Agriculture - over production during the First World War.
  • Less cost, less wages = poverty
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Religion

  • Christianity - infighting
  • Protestant Nation - majority of USA liked bring protestant
  • Immigrants strongly catholic
  • KKK feed on anti-catholic feeling
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WASPs

  • WASPs (White Anglo Saxon Protestents) - main people in the USA
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Idealogy

  • Scared of thing in Russia (communism)
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Prohibition

  • Outlaw sale of alcohol, but not ownership or intake
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