The Role Of Immigration In The 1920's

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The 1920’s was a major turning(learning) point in America’s history. The US struggled through and overcame many struggles including immigration and the fights about race relations.

Though immigration started out as a good thing for this country, it quickly led to some negative consequences. America was a country about the free which is why is was so promising to immigrants escaping their countries and homelands for better lives. Immigration became so popular in the US that it eventually had to be capped. The government stated that for all of the American population, 2% of immigrants could come in a year. Italians, Polish, and Jews are some of the majority of immigrants. These immigrants escaped looking for freedom but faced discrimination