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1

Give one reason for America’s policy of isolationism in 1918.

Involvement in WW1/ avoid problems of Europe

2

Which political party did Woodrow Wilson belong to?

Democrats

3

In 1920 the Treaty of Versailles was not ratified (accepted) by the Senate. What organisation did this stop USA being a member of?

League of Nations

4

Who became President in 1920 promising a return to 'normalcy'?

Warren Harding

5

What was meant by a 'melting pot'?

By early 20th century USA had a huge mixture of immigrants, mostly from Europe

6

Why had relations with Europe become more difficult by 1920s?

Joined war late/ sold goods to GB and France during war and supposed to be neutral/ overtaken European business and trade

7

Before 1900 what was the name of the policy allowing no limits on the number of immigrants?

Open Door Policy

8

What test did immigrants have to take after 1917 to enter USA?

Literacy

9

In what year was the Emergency Quota Act passed, allowing each 3% of immigrants in from a particular country (depending on how many here in 1910)?

1921

10

In what year was the Natural Origins Act passed that put further restriction in immigration?

1924