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A Republican Decade CHAPTER 21 SECTION 1.  Americans wanted strong, reassuring leaders who WHAT KIND OF LEADERSHIP WERE AMERICAN SEEKING IN THE EARLY.

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1 A Republican Decade CHAPTER 21 SECTION 1

2  Americans wanted strong, reassuring leaders who WHAT KIND OF LEADERSHIP WERE AMERICAN SEEKING IN THE EARLY 1920S?

3  Government owns all land and property  1 political party  Needs of the country more important than the needs of the individual COMMUNISM

4  Economic system characterized by FREE ENTERPRISE SYSTEM

5  A fear of communism and other radical ideas RED SCARE

6  Communism goes against everything people in a capitalist system believe in WHY DID COMMUNISM SEEM TO POSE A THREAT TO CAPITALIST (OR FREE ENTERPRISE) NATIONS?

7  A. Mitchell Palmer- Attorney General of the U.S.  Had bomb mailed to his home A. MITCHELL PALMER

8  Conducted raids and arrests against suspected subversives WHAT DID A. MITCHELL PALMER DO IN RESPONSE TO BOMBINGS THAT HE SUSPECTED RADICALS TO BE RESPONSIBLE FOR?

9  Palmer said there would be a general strike and widespread bombings on May 1, 1920 THE PALMER RAIDS

10  Arrested thousands, sometimes without evidence  Many of them eventually deported WHY MIGHT SOME CONSIDER PALMER’S ACTIONS TO BE CONTROVERSIAL OR UNCONSTITUTIONAL?

11  2 men robbed and killed 2 men working at a shoe factory in 1920  Police arrest 2 Italian Immigrants for the crime SACCO AND VANZETTI

12  Both men were carrying guns  Sacco’s gun matched the one used at the crime SACCO AND VENZETTI

13  Both men found guilty  Trial may have been unfair  Note: modern technology proved they committed the crime…so don’t feel too bad WHAT WAS SACCO AND VANZETTI’S FATE AND WHY MIGHT THERE BE A PROBLEM WITH IT?

14  Avoid economic and political alliances with foreign countries ISOLATIONISM

15  Many of the suspected radicals swept up in the Palmer raids were immigrants HOW DID THE RED SCARE CONTRIBUTE TO AMERICA’S POLICY OF ISOLATIONISM IN THE 1920S?

16  A movement favoring NATIVISM

17  Patriotism- believed foreigners could never be loyal to the U.S.  Religion- Protestants, Catholics, and Jews could not see eye to eye WHAT ARE 4 REASONS WHY NATIVISM FLARED UP AFTER WORLD WAR I?

18  A limit  1921 law passed to restrict immigration QUOTA

19  A program in which the nations of the world would voluntarily give up their weapons DISARMAMENT

20  15 nations pledged not to use the threat of force in their dealings with other nations KELLOGG-BRIAND PACT

21  This pact reflected the republican desire to avoid HOW DID THE KELLOGG-BRIAND PACT REFLECT REPUBLICAN FOREIGN POLICY IN THE 1920S?

22  Harding not involved…but his people were  Albert B. Fall (Secretary of the Interior) secretly gave oil drilling rights on government property to 2 private oil companies TEAPOT DOME SCANDAL


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