Social Issues of the 1920's
It was a time where the United Staes had finished World War 1 and the people showed a great deal of nationalisim for their country.
There were many fundamental movements and changing of social conventions. After the war many americans feared immigrants which lead to a law that was passed by congress which cut the numbers of immigrants that entered the U.S. People feared immigrants because they thought that they would come to america and take their jobs since many came in the look for a better future. Racisim was stil a big problem in the U.S It got to the point where hatred groups fromed against certain race groups an example of a group would be the KKK. Later the economy worsened when the stock fell and many people lost their money. Banks also closed since in the panic and fear of losing everything. Had people rushed to get their money out of banks. Also many lost their jobs and were left homeless. Providing food for their families was a struggle that almost every american faced. During the time of the depression president Hoover was elected. Americans put their trust in him but were let down when the president did very little to recover the falling economy.