United States History
Question of the Day

National Origins Act


The 1924 immigration acts
set quotas for immigrants
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Question 1314126

The 1924 National Origins Act was

(A) an attempt to acheive an ethinic balance among American immigrants
(B) a reaction against the increasing number of Scandanavian immigrants
(C) an effort by some to establish racial purity as an immigration policy.
(D) an effort in increase immigration from southeastern Europe
(E) an attempt to curtail immigration from Mexico

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