1919 - 1929. Prohibition. • Temperance movements began to grow in the early 1800s. • Carry Nation, a member of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union, used rocks, hammers, and hatchets to destroy liquor stores and saloons.
·Fear of revolution fed by anti-German hysteria and the success of the Bolshevik Revolution.
·Bombs sent anonymously through mail to prominent American leaders encouraged fear.
·Attorney General Palmer was a target of a failed mail bomb.
·4,000 arrested as "Communists" and illegal aliens, but only 556 shown to be in those categories.
·Palmer announced threat of large Communist riots on May Day of 1920, but none materialized.
·Palmer was discredited and the Red Scare passed.