Society in 1920's America - Racism and Xenaphobia

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1. How did the government destroy the KKK?

  • Took away their raison d'etre
  • They quelled thier antics
  • They did nothing to stop the KKK
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2. What did the National Origins Act of 1924 declare?

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

3. What did the Johnson Reed Act of 1924 declare?

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

4. What did General Palmer do in retaliation of his house being burned down?

  • Nothing, he knew he couldn't do anything
  • He commissioned the Palmer Raids in 1919
  • He complained about anarchists to congress in 1919

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

  • Barred immigrants that couldn't speak english
  • 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

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