Politics from the 1920's

By Kegan Bell

When it started

Politics started with the end of World War I and the passage of the Eighteenth Amendment, Americans entered the distinctive 1920s — an era of Republican leadership, nationalistic and fundamentalist movements, and changing social conventions.

What was some of the things they protested for.

A big one is alcohol. During the 1920's the law didn't want alcohol because during Prohibition, the manufacture, transportation, import, export, and sale of alcoholic beverages were restricted or illegal. Prohibition was supposed to lower crime and corruption, reduce social problems, lower taxes needed to support prisons and poorhouses, and improve health and hygiene in America.

The government

The Palmer raids the Red Scare, a drive to rid the country of communists began under the auspices of the U.S Department of Justice. On January 3rd, the New York Times reported that 650 are arrested.


And honestly are government still to this day have no clue of what they are doing.