Immigration After WW1
Updated: 1/24/2020
Immigration After WW1
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  • African Americans, women, men, and many more think they have it more hard for them now that the war is over but that is not true. Immigrants are being treated as if we are aliens and here are some ways how we are.. follow me outside.
  • Wow, world war one is over and the US government has set up a quote system which restricts the number of immigrants that can move to the US.
  • I heard it also Increased the tax paid by new immigrants upon arrival and allowed immigration officials to exercise more discretion in making decisions over whom to exclude
  • The 1917 Act Implemented a literacy test that required immigrants over 16 years old to demonstrate basic reading comprehension in any language
  • Literacy Test
  • This act tightened quotas and was signed by president Calvin Cooldige, am I right?
  • 1924 Johnson-Reed
  • Yes, made it more strict on keeping immigrants out of the United States
  • Wow..
  • 1924 Johnson-Reed
  • Although Coolidge admired immigrants, he feared the establishment of national political interest groups
  • When you are new to an enviornment you expect to be welcomed with open arms. Immigrants were not welcomed by opened arms when they came to America. again due to jealousy and fear and achievements
  • interesting.
  • These are the reasons why Immigrants had it more hard than any other people affected by World War 1. They had no oppritunities due to the fear of Americans
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