The "New Woman", African American Activity, and the Klu Klux Klan in the us in the 1920s
Transitions and Tensions in the 1920’s
by Eli Hatch
The transisitions and tensions that occurred in the 1920’s was a primary reflection of a socially stagnant and wartime period that preceded it. Prior to the 1920’s social life in the us was at a stand nonetheless, some people demanded change while some went to significantly lengths to protest it. All social elements were in transition during this time period and were facing drastic change things such as; religion, social sights and status of blacks and women of all ages, immigration, and political fears had been among the few that would under no circumstances be the same in the us. Whenever you will find a threat to the to time-honored ideals of America you will see tension; the renewed Klu Klux Klan emerged in response to the change, Protestant fundamentalism resurged, and immigration limitations were set for concern with “un-Americans threatening the good old ways.
Americans feared radicalism and any additional group that appeared a threat to improve the traditional American life-style. After the Great Battle the uprising of communism that spread around the world and the Russian announcement of a global wide revolution caused superb fear in Americans that communism would dominate america. This red scare or Anti-Communist hysteria was working ramped. Russian residents were in the public’s eye connected with anarchy, Bolshevism, and communism; thus a solid prejudice emerged towards Slavs and Russians. New Hampshire also visited great lengths concerning create an anti-Bolshevik rules, which gave authorities the proper to gather Slavic immigrants and deport them.
Women’s ideals and tradition were also