Quiz on America 1900-1920

- Rise of the KKK

-Evangelical Preaching

-End of mass immigration 

-The Red Scare

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between 1910 and 1914, how many immigrants arrived to the USA?
10 million
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Give 3 restrictions to immigrants
Chinese exclusion act, a diplomatic agreement between the US and Japan and the introduction of literacy tests by Congress.
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When was the Chinese exclusion act?
1882
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When was the diplomatic agreement between the US and Japan?
1907
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When did Congress introduce literacy tests to immigrants?
1917
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When was the Espionage Act?
1917
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When was the Sedition Act?
1918
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How much did immigration rise after the war from Western Europe?
400,000 a year
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When was the emergency quota act published by Congress?
1921
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What was the main factor that slowed down immigration from 1930?
The Great Depression
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When was the passing of the Volstead act?
1919
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When was the repeal of prohibition?
1933
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Give two organisations where support for prohibition came from
The Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) and the Anti-Saloon League
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Where and when was the Anti-Saloon League founded?
Ohio 1893
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Who was the Anti-Saloon League's most influential leader?
Wayne Wheeler
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What was Wayne Wheeler's campaign known as?
'Wheelerism'
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When did Wayne Wheeler introduce prohibition?
Between 1917 and 1919
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When was the Eighteenth Amendment?
1917
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What was the Eighteenth Amendment?
It prohibited the manufacture, sale, transport, import or export of Alcoholic beverages
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When was the KKK formed?
December 1865
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When was the KKK reborn?
1915
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Where was the new Klan founded?
in Atlanta
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Who founded the new Klan?
methodist preacher, William Simmons
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What was the name of the Klan's knights?
klavern
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What was the name of the Klan's person in authority?
the kleagle
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What was the name for the meetings of the klaverns?
the klonklaves
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Who was the person in authority of the klonklaves?
the grand dragon
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Who was Simmons?
The Imperial Wizard
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By 1920, how many members did the KKK have?
4 million
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What was the new KKK against/anti?
they were anti-catholic, anti-semitic and anti-communist
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What was the KKK known as?
the 'invisible empire'
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Who invented Lynching?
Charles Lynch
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What was lynching
the killing of African-Americans by white mobs without legal process
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Between 1919 and 1920, how many African-Americans were lynched?
239 (according to official records)
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By 2004, how many African-Americans were lynched in total?
almost 5000
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Name two popular evangelical preachers
Billy Sunday and Aimee Semple Mcpherson
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Who was Aimee Semple Mcpherson?
an fundamentalist preacher
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Who was Billy Sunday?
he was aggressively fundamentalist and he wanted radicals shot.
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What was another name for the Scopes trial?
the monkey trial
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What was the Scopes/Monkey trial?
It was when John Scopes was trialled because he wanted to teach evolution in his classes
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Where did the Scopes trial take place?
in the courthouse of Dayton, Tennesse
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Who fought on the behalf of Scopes?
Clarence Darrow
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Who fought against Clarence Darrow?
William Jennings Bryan
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How long after the scopes trial did William Jennings Bryan die?
a few days later
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What was the Butler Act?
it outlawed any theory that contradicted the creation story
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When did the Butler Act remain enforced until?
1967
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Who was found guilty?
John Scopes
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When was the Red scare?
1919-1920
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What sparked off the red scare?
The Bolshevik revolution in November 1917
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Where were there attempted communist revolutions in 1918-1919
Berlin
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When was the Alien Act?
1798
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How many race riots were there in 1919?
over 20
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In Chicago, what was the population of African-Americans by 1920?
more than 109,000
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How many people died in the Chicago race riot?
38
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During April and May 1919, how many bombs were sent in packages through the US post?
36
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What happened in September 1919?
a strike by the United Steel Workers involving 340,000 workers
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Who was the leader of this strike, and what was particularly alarming about him?
William Foster, he was believed to be a Communist
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What were the Palmer raids?
The Palmer Raids were attempts by the United States Department of Justice to arrest and deport radical leftists, especially anarchists, from the United States. The raids and arrests occurred in November 1919 and January 1920.
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