Wednesday, February 13, 2013

The U.S. After WWI

1. The feeling of many American after WWI was tired of work, debt, unemployment, arguing, economy,women, and minorities, rent to high, and change.
2. Some reaction by American to their post WWI feeling was fear of outsiders, believed in natives- against foreign, isolationism- policy to not get involved in world affairs. Fear of communism- one dictatorship and equal wealth and power.
3. Palmer raids accomplished political radicals change of government. Palmer did this because he is trying to combat communist, socialist, and anarchists.
4. The KKK fear of foreign people (Black,Jews, Roman Catholics)
1. The quota system was a law that established the maximum number of people who could enter the U.S. from foreign country.
2. The quota system was discriminatory to eastern and southern Europe except England.
3. Mexico was not affected by the quota system, did not applied to them.
4. Japan was affected by the quota system and made them angry over the insult because they have kept the Gentlemen's Agreement but were betrayed.

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