How did or might the Red Scare have changed our attitudes towards immigrants?
Are there some specific examples of this in the 1920s?
During the 1920's. Americans became known as what were xenophobia - an irrational fear of foreigners.
Americans were terrified that a communist revolution could break out in the United States. They were scared that their money and wealth would be taken away as well as the violence that would come with such a revolution. Communists were blamed for strikes, terrorist bombings like Haymarket Square and race riots. Americans hated and feared communists. All of this became what was known as the Red Scare.
Americans viewed Europe as a breeding ground for socialism and communism and as a result, blamed the ...
The red scare and the attitudes towards immigrants.