Flashcards in Isolationism and the League of Nations Deck (10):
Give one reason for America’s policy of isolationism in 1918.
Involvement in WW1/ avoid problems of Europe
Which political party did Woodrow Wilson belong to?
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
Who became President in 1920 promising a return to 'normalcy'?
What was meant by a 'melting pot'?
By early 20th century USA had a huge mixture of immigrants, mostly from Europe
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
Before 1900 what was the name of the policy allowing no limits on the number of immigrants?
Open Door Policy
What test did immigrants have to take after 1917 to enter USA?
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)?