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How widespread was intolerance in the 1920s?

How widespread was intolerance in the 1920s?

As some members of American society were enjoying liberation, others were facing intolerance and racism. The vast majority of Americans were either immigrants or descendants of recent immigrants and the USA had prided itself on being a 'melting pot.' In theory this meant that individual groups lost their ethnc identity and blended together with other groups to become just Americans, yet in practice this was not always the case.



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