USA 1929 - 2000

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Ku Klux Klan

It was a terrorist group that believed in white supremecy and who wanted black people to stay as slaves. They discriminated and attacked black people, Catholics, Jews and Mexicans. Only WASPS (White Anglo Saxon Protestants) could join the Klan.

They carried out lynchings (killing by hanging) of black people.

A burning cross became a symbol of their night time meetings. Members wore white masks and cloaks and carried the US flag.

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Causes of the Economic boom

Changes in technology

Spread of electricity

Availability of credit

New marketing techniques

Confidence

Policies of Republican Presidents

New methods of manufacturing

Availability of natural resources

Impact of World War One

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During the war, what exucutive order did Roosevelt

EXECUTIVE ORDER 8802 WHICH TRIED TO OUTLAW DISCRIMINATION IN THDE WORKPLACE.

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