Discrimination Toward Immigrants In The 1920's

684 Words3 Pages
Living in the 1920s was a struggled with attitudes of racism and discrimination towards immigrants whom people blamed for many social and economic problems. Both in modern times and in the 1920’s there was a lot of discrimination against immigrants entering the United State. The United State at first had welcomed immigrants into the country to help develop its growing potential; however, this policy changed when the immigrant population dramatically increased. They started to not like it and think that the economic problem and the issues they had been because of immigrants and African Americans are causing these economic problems. They move into cities which they were very crowded. The rise in immigration in the United States during the 1920s played a large role in prolonging the Great Depression and the devastating unemployment rates. They were trying to stop this issue which lead for the Americans had passed the…show more content…
The only thing that changed in modern times compared to the 1920s is about being discriminated. For example, is that everyone can be living in the same house residence and go to the same restaurants or same places as a white person can go to. Jobs weren't hard to find any more if you weren't white. Wages wasn't based on you not being “white” anymore as it was in the 1920s. I find modern time as an improvement, but there's still small portions like racism and immigrants going on for years that hasn't changed and I don't think that will ever change. There will always be economic issues. This just all leads in together and there's always that negative and positive side to it. People just think negative about each other, but one day hopefully it'll calm down just like how we’re not segregated
Open Document