American Immigration In The 1800's

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The events that occurred in response to the Red Scare not only reveals that the government was willing to discriminate against non-native and non-democratic Americans as a form of protection, but shows that many natural-born Americans still believe in “America for Americans” from the 1800’s, causing nativism to return. In fact, immigration was now limited more than ever, especially since the need for unskilled labors greatly decreased due to the effects of World War I.

In addition to all these various anti-immigrant feelings arising within society, the very first quota system was established and enforced by the government. The goal of this was to put a maximum number of people who could travel to America from every specific country, especially
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