Society in 1920's America - Racism and Xenaphobia

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1. What did Hoover say about African-Americans?

  • "They are of low mental order so they shouldn't be hired"
  • "They are a crucial and appreciated members of our society"
  • "Today is the day that we shall make progress"
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2. How did the government destroy the KKK?

  • Took away their raison d'etre
  • They quelled thier antics
  • They did nothing to stop the KKK

3. In 1925 how many members did the KKK have?

  • 1 in 25 Americans
  • 5 million
  • 10 million

4. How much is the membership scheme?

  • $46
  • $40
  • $10
  • $0

5. What did the unnamed immigration act of 1929 state?

  • Reduced immigration from south and east europe
  • Banned any immigration from Japan
  • Only 150,000 immigrants allowed in each year - 85% from north and west europe
  • Reduced quota to 2% of the 1890 quota
  • Barred immigrants that couldn't speak english

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