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1924 immigration

Between 1880 and 1920, more than 25 million foreigners arrived on American shores, transforming the country. The immigrant surge of the late 19th and early 20th century was distinctive in its size, its demographics, and its impact upon American culture and society.


Adolf Hitler was leader of the Nazi Party and became Chancellor of Germany in 1933. As leader of the Third Reich, he invaded Poland, which started World War II. He orchestrated the Holocaust, which resulted in the death of 6 million Jews.

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1924 immigration continued

The immigration act of 1924 (also known as he Johnson reed act) was a united states federal law that limited the number of immigrants who could be admitted from any country to 2% of the number of people from that country who were already living in the united states in 1880, down from 3% cap set by the Immigration Restriction Act of 1921, according to the census of 1890.
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George Washington Stamp

On April 14th, 1924, the U.S.A post office issued a 2 cents George Washington Stamp. The stamp was produced by rotary printing with the design measuring at 19 and 3/4 millimeters by 22 and 1/4 millimeters.
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1924 silver dollar

The silver dollar of 1924 is symbolized for peace. It's starting value was at $20.77 it still stays at $20.77 today. Another interesting fact about the silver dollar is in the bottom left corner their is a mint mark.