1920s Radicals and the Red Scare
Read “The Palmer Raids” on p. 619 and answer the following questions.
1. How did the Justice Department under A. Mitchell Palmer respond to the fear of communists, socialists, and anarchists?
2. Why did Palmer lose his standing with the American public?
Read “Sacco and Vanzetti” on p. 619 and answer the following question.
3. Why was the Sacco and Vanzetti case so controversial?
Read “The Quota System” on p. 621 and answer the following question.
4. How did the Quota System affect immigration? Which groups did it impact the most?