Roaring 20's

Jonathan Barrientos & Gabe Garcia

The Prohibition

Citizens protest the banning of alcohol which created a new business for criminals such as Al Capone

Nativism

Nativism-the policy of protecting the interests of native-born or established inhabitants against those of immigrants.

The Klu Klux Klan was a group of whites who felt that people of color were inferior and that they were a threat to the already establish culture and they wanted to get rid of them.


  • Immigration Act of 1917: Established literacy requirement for immigrants
  • National Origins Act of 1924: Banned all immigration from east Asia
  • Immigration Act of 1924 (Johnson-Reed Act): Quota for immigrants entering the United States was set at two percent of the total of that nation's residents in the United States.

Red Scare

Fear of immigrants(fear of Russians overthrowing the government)

Causes-

1. World War 1

2.The Bolshevik Revolution

3.Self-proclaimed anarchists

Warren G. Harding

Underdog candidate who became President of the United States from 1921-1923.
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Scopes Monkey trial

John scopes was a substitute teacher who violated Tennessee's butler act and it made him unable to teach human evolution.

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