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Isolation of the 1920's

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    "The business of America is business."

    - President Calvin Coolidge

    The United States is our land…We intend to maintain it so. The day of unalloyed (pure) welcome to all peoples, the day of indiscriminate acceptance of all races, has definitely ended.

    ~Congressman Albert Johnson 1927

    Post World War I America found renewed Isolationism and Nativism spread throughout the country. The United States government went as far as restricting the number of immigrants permitted into the country. Until World War I, millions of people were allowed to enter the country to seek a better life. In 1921 and 1924 immigration was limited by a quota system based on national origins.

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