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Chapter 12 Politics of the Roaring Twenties. US/AZ History Mr. Holguin. People were fearful that Communists were trying to take over America. In the Palmer Raids, private homes and businesses were raided and hundreds were deported. The Red Scare.

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the red scare
People were fearful that Communists were trying to take over America.

In the Palmer Raids, private homes and businesses were raided and hundreds were deported

The Red Scare
sacco and vanzetti
In 1920, two Italian immigrants and radicals were accused of murdering two factory guards

Witnesses said the the criminals looked Italian

Sacco and Vanzetti were executed with no solid evidence

Sacco and Vanzetti
more nativism
By 1924 the KKK had 4.5 million members.

The Quota System place the max. number of people that could immigrate from each country

More Nativism
keep cool with coolidge
Calvin Coolidge became president after Harding’s death

Automobiles changed the American landscape Route 66

Commercial airlines began service

Keep cool with Coolidge
life became more expensive
New Appliances

-Washing Machine $150

-Vacuum

$50

-Sewing Machine

$60

The advertising industry boomed due to American consumerism

Life became more expensive
a dollar down and a dollar forever
Even though goods became more expensive people kept buying things they could not afford.

Installment Plans let people slowly pay off goods while they used them

“A dollar down, and a dollar forever.”
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