Return of Nativism

Protecting interests of inhabitants from immigrants

3 Significant laws that were passed as a result of nativism

What is nativism? Why does it return during the 1920's?

The return of nativism in the 1920's was caused mainly by immigration.The massive influence of "new" immigrants scared most of the native-born population. Immigration scared the settled population in their destination because the population didn't want the immigrants from Europe taking their jobs ect.

Emergence of the Ku Klux Klan

The Ku Klux Klan reappeared in the mid 1920's for the first time since Reconstruction, targeting catholics and jews who were amongst the largest ethnic immigrants-- as well as negros. In the 1920's, the Klan moved in many states to dominate local and state politics. The Klan devised a strategy called the "decade", in which every member of the Klan was responsible for recruiting 10 individuals to vote for Klan candidates in elections during the Era.