Roaring Twenties

By: Asheera Horton and Barrinique Richardson

Nativism

The political position of demanding a favored status for certain established inhabitants of a nation as compared to claims of newcomers or immigrants. The Nativist movement of the Ku Klux Klan opposed the increase of immigrants in american major cities, an appealing trail to those in rural areas with foreigners and consequently a fear of this mass immigration.

Court Cases

  • Red scare: the fear of communist in america. 150,000 Americans were accused of being communist when there was very little who actually were. they were scared because president McKinley was assassinated by a communist. In one day 6000 people were accused of being communist. No one argued against the legality of the arrest.
  • Palmer Raids: a series of raids by U.S department of justice to capture, arrest and deport radical leftists November 1919 and January 1920 under leadership attorney general Mitchell Palmer.
  • Sacco and vanzetti communist who were