The West to WWII

Timeline created by Arosero63
  • Andrew Carnegie

    Andrew Carnegie
    Andrew Carnegie was a Scottish immigrant who grew up in a poor family who moved to America for a better future, when he was older he worked hard for investments. carnegie made it big in the steel business and made production cost to the lowest level. after e made a big fortune later in life he became a philanthropist and donated most of this fortune for education and art.
  • Entrepreneurship

    entrepreneurship begins in this era, it is considered a hard life for many because of most do not make it. people begin entrepreneurship are taking one big risk in business and their future all for products and money. most go ou and promote in hope for good pay, no matter how good a product or idea you risking alot if it not popular or good.
  • Department store

    Department store
    in 1846 the 1st department store opened, they called it that because the stores were divided and organized into these departments, by then there was no barter for goods, people did not trade any more. and things we use today were introduced money back, and free delivery, the funny thing was people came for the experience than the deal.
  • Corporations

    whether it was oil, steel or manufacturing what can be known is corporations was the biggest change in the economy. Most corporations were owned by stocks, which limited liability. With that alone, it was not enough with expanding, what expanded corporations were the railroad, telegraph those really expanded the businesses.
  • Native-Americans

    During the west hundreds of Native-American tribes still roamed, also at this time the plain natives were introduced to horses. This increased tension between both sides and raised conflicts, problems that made whites mad and want to get back act the Indians by killing bulls that were essential to their survival. So as many can see they were still treated bad.
  • Exodusters

    They are treated way better after the civil war and reconstruction era. something called the Exodusters was former slaves who migrated west not all were successful and some were poor and settled on badland. many left back to the south but most push forward to the west.
  • Native whites

    Native whites
    As more people pushed on west farmers started to expand their lands in hopes for more resources and growth.slowly the growth did come and the rush of miners, soldiers, and railroad workers started to come in at full force. among the worker, the Mormons that lived out west were facing prejudice again, with that the lands they stayed on were paved for railroads.
  • Farmers

    in the 1800's farmers in the west REALLY STRUGGLED, the insects started eating crops, and they want moister land, because of the growth in foreign wheat the prices started to decrease because of that may farms got forclosed.
  • Robber barons

    Robber barons
    robber barons are greedy capitalist the get rich by doing shady business deals and practices, they get rich by political manipulation and in most cases exploitation of workers. for examples, Carnegie, Rockefeller, and Vanderbilt and many others were considered to be robber barons this was really clear to see during the 1920s.
  • Homestead Act

    Homestead Act
    It gave settlers around 160 acres of land and helped improve the land in the west for five years. People went west for free land it was very diverse, people who normally got land were with backgrounds of landless farmers, former slaves, and single women. This was one of the ways they populated the west, but it was partially successful.
  • Morrill Land Grant College Act

    Morrill Land Grant College Act
    Most famous universities you hear today was probably created because of this act.This act created new universities the land was for learning. It funded new universities in small populated areas and the taxes were on the sale of public land.
  • Transcontinental Railroad

    Transcontinental Railroad
    As Promontory Point, Utah gets more famous the need and rush for railroads was very important so more grants. There were two corporations at the time the union pacific who built west and the central Pacific who built east they met in Utah a Promontory Point may 1869. This was another thing that helped populate the west, but what many don't know this also had a negative effect on the workers many died and railroads exploits the settlers.
  • Vertical Integration

    Vertical Integration
    carnegie used this tactic for his steel business vertical integration is when the combination one company of two or more stages of production is operated by separate companies. using this allows Carnegie company to control all phases of production.
  • Horizontal Intergration

    Horizontal Intergration
    just like horizontal integration, this was also used by Carnegie it made him millions not only him many others followed his footsteps; people like J.P. Morgan and rockerfeller. horizontal integration is when you buy or have companies that brought out all of the competition. with his, he achieved a greater efficiency.
  • Slums

    slums are a dirty and overcrowded place city street or district occupied by very poor people most of who are on the lowest social level. the slums are very tightly packed around (334k.per.sq.mi.NY). living here means for many that families probably don't make enough to live and feed themselves and others.
  • Nativism

    when there comes growth their comes negativity, Americans are wary of if immigrants AGAIN!!! They are and are trying to stop immigrants, they start by doing this by seeing the slums and strikes it slingshots the idea. An example of this is the chines exclusion act, which banned all Asian and mostly Chinese workers. they had immigration depos and faced deportation if that were criminals, deceased or radicals this also introduced literary test (1917)
  • Political Machines

    Political Machines
    since the vast growth, large cities needed a new political system to mobilize immigrants. this offered voting, jobs, and services to immigrant many new doors were opening. they had ward bosses and divided them into separate divisions: percent, ward, and district captains to keep things better handled. with this many had a close relationship with business, but most of all it gave immigrants jobs.
  • Farmers Alliance

    Farmers Alliance
    the farmers took veins from the Granger movement, the gathered around 5 million white only members. the farmers overcharged the shipping crops and had high-interest loans, they were cooperaperative united as farmers and they negotiated the higher crop prices for better loan rates and insurance. they became political to fight the monopolies who were in their way.
  • Immigrants

    the need for workers and great opportunities showed people from the northern areas of Europe. ethnicities like Swedish, Norwegian, German came but only 2 ethnicities were really wage workers were the Irish & Chinese the both faced racism & violence. so much that it started the Chinese exclusion act, which banned immigrants to enter u.s also immigration quotas.
  • Railroads - Economic

    Railroads - Economic
    people started to come because of numerous tracks and quick transportation, this paved more land for farming and helped farming prosper in trade. then with the tracks mining and ranching came and many towns started to get crowded causing a huge ecomomic gain
  • Mining

    after people hearing the huge amount of natural resources they came by million to make money in the mines. this made many a fortune between 1860 - 1870 they found resources like gold, silver copper, lead & zinc, most tolerated horrible conditions and mistreatment for fortune.
  • City Reforms

    City Reforms
    with the population growth, the realized they needed a change in the city to control the new population. they made the 1st police forces, public parks (to feel nature) and tow big things for immigrants condemnation of slum and for all education. will all these in force, most go to public school because of it mandatory it wasn't really for learning but assimilating immigrants. for example, the pledge of allegiance was mandatory.
  • Settlement Houses

    Settlement Houses
    the settlement houses were established for new immigrants in the city, so when they come here they can learn the basics and get settled just fine. the houses held social programs and educational services like learning English, an Example of this is the Hull House in Chicago. Opened by a woman named Jane Adams, where she taught sewing, cooking hygiene, civics and many more, it was a model of what settlement houses were supposed to be.
  • City Beautiful Movement

    City Beautiful Movement
    the city beautiful movement is when America wanted to reduce/ eliminate any problems they faced in the past by adding a new redesign to the reform. this means more: public squares, parks, boulevards, and classical architecture. their intent was introducing a new beautification of america to look more powerful, wealthy, and be a place of leasure for the people
  • World Colombian Exposition (1893)

    World Colombian Exposition (1893)
    the world Colombian exposition was a world fair held in Chicago if you haven't seen the similarities already it was based a little on the anniversary of explorer Christopher Columbus. at the fair, they showed innovative: technology, science, architecture, and urban design 1000 of exhibits and the exposition inspired many city planners for the generation.
  • William Randolph Hearst

    William Randolph Hearst
    william Randolph Hearst was the owner of the San Francisco Examiner and used the u.s.s Lusitania to spake more of the American interest at Cuba and gained recognition and profits. he uses yellow journaling and created a dramatic uproar, it was used against the Spanish, raised profit. Hearst would comment to this and say "you furnish the pictures, I will furnish the war", to this day his family lives well because of the millions he made.
  • Bessermer Process

    Bessermer Process
    the Bessemer process was the first inexpensive industrial process. It was the mass production of strong steel at back then reasonably low prices. This help makes and develops many things of that time, things like bridges, buildings and many more, Carnegie was the first one to invest and perfect the Bessemer process.
  • Tenements

    A tenement is a room or a set of rooms forming a house or apartments, owned by the landowner the place is rented out and had very poor conditions. the tenements had multiple family dwelling around 4-6 stories the building was poorly ventilated, poorly lit and very much pronto disease, but most of all it was overcrowded.
  • The Treaty of Paris (1898)

    The Treaty of Paris (1898)
    the treaty of Paris 1898 was after Spain and Cuba were doing all of the countless fightings, later on, Spain decides to give up on Cuba. cuba made concessions to the U.S. forces left towards Puerto Rico, Guatemala, and the Philippines around twenty- million. the agreement involved Spain letting go nearly all of their Spanish empires, those who ceceed are included.
  • Siege of Santiago

    Siege of Santiago
    the siege of Santiago was a Spanish-American war and it was a naval battle, which the united states navy defeated the Spanish forces. because of this American had another victory in the war and Cuba was getting away from Spain by getting a formal independence for Cuba from spans Spanish rule. this becomes the lat battle in the spanish-american war that cuba falls.
  • Battle of Manila bay

    Battle of Manila bay
    in the Spanish-American war, the battle of Manila Bay is the first battle. the Admiral George dewy is going to set on and destroy the fleet, the new papers played a huge role in getting the attention of many Americans, it made them feel as if they need to help. it was said the American public felt like a liberal. in the end o the war the Philippines fall.
  • The Great Migration

    The Great Migration
    As the city grew and the south ran jim crow law hard for blacks, they decided to flee the jim crow law that was in the south, the jim crow law was a law that oppressed blacks and made whites and blacks more segregated in many places. most went north around 300k between 1890 and 1910 as it pushed on it went seven-million between 1890 and 1970.
  • Election of 1900

    Election of 1900
    the Democrats side were William Jennings Bryan and the republicans side were William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt the once vice president who ran for president. they debated on current issues like the immigrants, foreign intervention etc.. giving them fame by talking on those subjects. president Mckinely won by talking about nativism, it's what boosted him in more votes.
  • Boxer Rebellion

    Boxer Rebellion
    the boxer rebellion was around the same time as the open-door policy, which was a non-binding agreement for the Chinese markets to open. most Chinese did not like this they felt as if the foreign powers were intervening too much in the market, they started the righteous and harmonious fist. it was a terrorist campaign of boxers that aimed for Americans and Europeans foreigner everywhere was attacked the Chinese government secretly funded it.
  • General John Pershing

    General John Pershing
    General John Pershing was the senior United States officer when the war was trying to be averted, president Woodrow Wilson was planning on and pushing on forward. the Germans resume the merchant ship attacks etc.... this is where they called general John Pershing comes in, he was the leader of the greatest expeditionary forces forces.
  • Teddy Roosevelt

    Teddy Roosevelt
    Teddy Roosevelt was the youngest to be president at the age of 42, he was the VP to Mickinley who was assassinated sep,1901; many thought he wasn't going to make it but with the other president death, he went up. he described as energetic and had a lot of enthusiasm almost as if he was a kid, he was a great lecture and very athletic. he famous for the teddy bear and saving a real bear going the nickname Teddy.
  • Platt Amendment (1901)

    Platt Amendment (1901)
    the Platt amendment was passed when it was apart of the 1901 army aproparatons in Guantanamo Bay, the amendment was seven conditions for the withdrawal of the troop remaining in Cuba: "life, prosperity, and individual liberty " the country signed it accepting the seven conditions, and they were permittied to enter other international treatires
  • Muller V. Oregon

    Muller V. Oregon
    muller v. Oregon - not only wanted the worker's state health to be good they also wanted women's rights. the women wanted equal work rights they were tired of the poor conditions and harsh work hours. all women at the time wanted equal working rights, wantd to regulate womens working hours and reproductive health.mullers were convicted of violating the law.and his appeal was later heard in the court.
  • Meat Inspection Act (1906)

    Meat Inspection Act (1906)
    this is one out of two acts, which were passed after a book called the jungle by Upton Sinclair, which talked about poverty and the unhealthy food work conditions, rotten meat, severed fingers, rat feces etc... the book made people call for change, this was put out there in the hopes that the government can condemn the very bad work hazards of workers and the health of the people.
  • The Jungle

    The Jungle
    the jungle was written by Upton Sinclair or February 12,1906. the book was about an immigrant family who lived in poverty and who had bad working conditions, they showed us the true reality of the food industry, just how bad the rotten meat was how they had a severed finger in it and without them cleaning up the place rat feces. they hope the government can condemn the meat, the book started new acts and make other calls for change.
  • Schlieffean Plan

    Schlieffean Plan
    germany and Bosnia were very similar, they allied with Austria-Hungary and started to push for the invasion on Bosnia the Germans are not good in a bad spot and are surrounded the Schlieffen plan is the two ware plan that came from this did not work for some. it was a quick defeat of the French, they got to move west, but the Russian tend to avoid all this.
  • Henry Ford

    Henry Ford
    Henry Ford HAS REVOLUTIONALIZE the industry and reduced costs one of the most innovative things that he created and we still use today is the assembly line process. though that was the greatest it does not compare to the creation of the Model T, and the great way he handled his company. he gave benefits to the employees like 5$ a day and a nice 8hr work-day, Mr Ford put in the time, money and right mindset to build a company.
  • Model T

    Model T
    the model T production was the longest production of any automobile in the history until Volkswagon passes it not only was it the car handy it gave many people jobs. their they standardized auto parts, improved machinery, produced cars for less. since the cars were cheaper the needed more roads, this means it got people more jobs and opened a business, side advertising [billboards], and started more towns.
  • Japanese/Picture Brides

    Japanese/Picture Brides
    most of the Japanese that came were mostly living in tropical places like Hawaii and California it was an "Asian" immigrant settle states, because of the segregation they wanted to halt the immigration. because Roosevelt was worried about Japanese and American relations, of course, it left the Japanese insulted. he issued an order to stop immigration but pardoned Hawaii. during this time the men will send for a picture bride to keep Japanese tradition.
  • Election of 1912

    Election of 1912
    after his first term president, Roosevelt decides to run again, Taft was nominated for Republicans and at that time a new party under teddy called the "bullmoose party", it was a progressive republic and the follow him turning it into the "bull moose party movement". this was a type of political reform, the Democrats were the new jersey governor Woodrow Wilson, the found this new freedom in a competitive market for the "small guys".
  • Woodrow Wilson

    Woodrow Wilson
    Woodrow Willson served as the 28th president after he wins the presidency he decides to cut the shipping tariffs, he wanted the lost income out and a new income, so around his presidency the 16th amendment was passed - the law to take income taxes. he also introduced the new banking systems bringing banks back the income taxes supplies the official banks they operated independently, he also made the new federal reserve they held the bank funds and used currency it was private bank.
  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    as times changed, corruption started to get in the picture, the councilmen tried to get rid of the ward bosses and added initiatives referendum, and recall. the most important incoming was the 17th amendment when passes it allows voters to, select and get rid of state legislatures and appoint senators to Congress. was passed because many were tired of the corruption between senators.
  • The Panama Canal

    The Panama Canal
    the Panama Canal was the shortest route between the Pacific Ocean and the Carribean ocean, started by the French who stopped because of the horrible diseases and mudslides. it was later purchased by president Roosevelt for forty-million and plans were continued. the Panama canal was built with a number of water locks lifting one boat through the canal.
  • Archduke Franz Ferdinand

    Archduke Franz Ferdinand
    the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria Hungary was second to the crown, one day when visiting a neighbor county called Sarajevo Bosnia he owns a part of that territory. that territory wants to be independent and join Bosnia. the black hand (an organization) wants to assaonnate the duke. the first assaionation went a bad, but on day member gavrilo princip killed the archduke and his wife when laeving a ally after the wrong turn
  • The Lost Generation

    The Lost Generation
    the lost generation rebelled against Victorian rules, they were affected by negativity and remorse of world war I. the authors: f. Scotts Fitzgerald, Gertrude stitch, Ernest Hemingway, T.S. Eliott. they wrote books against the codes of conduct it had: sexual liberation, an escape from unhealthy confines of modern life, and a BIG part of the 1920's alcholol an important release to many.
  • Tuskegee Airmen

    Tuskegee Airmen
    the Tuskegee airmen were African - American fighter pilots in the U.S. army air corps in the war world war one. they trained under general Benjamin Davis. and because of their bravery and courage, they were one of the most decorated air units they fought in Europe. though they fought besides whites the army had resiste using black men as pilots so they ere heaveidly discriminated adganast very segregated.
  • Henry Cabot Lodge

    Henry Cabot Lodge
    henry Cabot lodge was for us navy to update the ships to steal and was the leader of the 3rd most powerful navy. he is most known for his position on the foreign policies and his battle with the 28th president Woodrow Wilson over the treaty of Versailles and the league of nations. he disagreed with the both of them because it was like another post-war agreement, and he said it was not a good idea to get involved with the foreign countries and their politics.
  • RMS Lusitania

    RMS Lusitania
    the RMS Lusitania was a British passager ship tank and on may, 1915 around 1200 passengers died on board the boat were Americans. the Americans were angry the Germans shot the boat down thinking that there were weapons on the bus and we were trading army goods like weapons. the new paper gave warnings, to any type of attack luckily the Germans stopped their attacks; they don't want another enemy.
  • Sussex Pledge

    Sussex Pledge
    the Sussex pledge was a promise made by Germany to the united states during world war I; it promised the safety of passagers before we entered the war this allowed Germany to destroy many other ships than the ones labeled not to. all the Germans had to do is not target the passenger ships and get the one if have proof has weapons, so it needed evidence exited, both sides were worried about the passage safety.
  • Zimmerman Telegram

    Zimmerman Telegram
    the Zimmerman telegram was when they cover the news in texas, new mexico, and arizona. in the note they wanted to convince the japanese to attack the american colonies, thats what the britsh found when they interpreted the telegram. little did they know this was all about to distract. it kinda did work america wanted the war, willson asked congress for war, this made america an assioate of power.
  • First Red Scare

    First Red Scare
    After world war, I one many people was Isolated and terrified because they were so terrified they put up an immigration restrictions in hopes they would be protected. they felt that they had to fear because of world war I made Americans fearful. also, communis trusted fear because America was somewhat of a capitalist society, they did not like the idea of equal and in all of the government control. this also leads to the immigration act of 1924.
  • Spanish Flu

    Spanish Flu
    the Spanish flu causes a world-wide pandemic this caused twenty-five-million Americans to die in total six-hundred-seventy-five died at home. since millions did die during this, it was belived it started somewhere in America in Kansas but spreaded overseas when men from the army came to fight world war I. the American side was not the only one who struggled with this the opposing side also caught the dieasese.
  • The Treaty of Versailles

    The Treaty of Versailles
    the treaty of Versailles is when the main countries came together beside America and Germany to sign a document about a peace-treaty. they signed it on the anniversary of the assassinated Archduke. the one who got the bad end of the stick is Germany, the countries economy is crippled, the could not rebuild an army because of that and decides to give up on the colonies, but something sadder is, in the end, Germany take responsibility of the whole war.
  • 19th amendment

    19th amendment
    this 19th amendment was apart of women's suffrage for women rights. despite of their sex women are now allowed to vote. this is really known as the women's greatest suffrage movement and has opened doors for women. those who participated changed others lives for the better.
  • Temperance Movement

    Temperance Movement
    the temperance movement was heavily pushed by Francis Willard was known as a suffuget and temperance movement leader she had it against "wet" she opposed of it also she was anti-saloon league no drinking bars of any kind. you can see boose was bad billy Sunday preached its evils." wets" were overwhelmed by that. women especially; pushed forward on this because they have tired of their drunk husband's horrible behavior.
  • Francis willard

    Francis willard
    Francis Willard was an educator, temperance leader, and a suffragette. she opposes "wet" (means drinkers and alcoholics people of that nature) her influence was very needed in the temperance movement. she helps with both the 18th and the 19th amendments, which played a crucial role in the roaring 20's giving women a hang of being just as equal as men. she inspired many with her thoughts of women's rights.
  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    though this was an amendment it was really unliked by others particularly men, the 18th amendment is where we outlaw the manufacture, sale, and the transportation of the addicting/intoxicating booze. this was ratified in January 1919, but it went into effect in 1920.this also welcomed the Volstead act of 1919, which acted to carry out the plan that established the 18th amendment. most women welcome it.
  • Enforcement

    after the temperance movement was going and the 18th amendment was ratified then came enforcement, the government saw people were too stubborn to give up booze. the had to get the local police over the states to go to neighborhoods to raid houses and pub/bars. after they got all the booze the civilians stashed the looks the wine, beer, and other alcoholic beverages and smash it all up in hopes that they will return by becoming law-abiding citizens.
  • Ku Klux Klan

    Ku Klux Klan
    people started to fear because of the red scare, suffrage, prohibition, immigration and so on... the KKK was suppressed by the government, but it resurfaced with a million of members in the 1920's, not just in the south no more. they did a thousand of lynching and burnings, the whites were upset of the great migration, blacks came to the north thinking it was better, but black continued to get assaulted by whites. bay then blacks were not the only target jew and Catholic immigrants too
  • Herbert Hoover

    Herbert Hoover
    herbert hoover was the 31st president in 1928, he was orphaned as a child you'll see that say something seeing how he handled his presidency. he came off as a humanitarian someone who helps people fight hunger a really kind guy, but he was a really bad speaker being the fact that he was very introverted and did not go out much and favored laizies fair he was very good president in the beginning, but later on they saw less government intervention, and business intervention.
  • Pancho Villa

    Pancho Villa
    poncho villa was a Mexican revolutionary general stationed in Columbus, New Mexico. he was around when the united states were very tense with Mexico. things like this were important because what he is doing distracting us from looking at German affairs. the villa was there when America supported the corrupted Mexican government. later on, he was to become one of the most prominent Mexican revolutionaries.
  • Immigration act of 1924

    Immigration act of 1924
    the immigration ac f 1924 was drawn up when Americans face the first wave of the red scare, the feared communism. the Russian revolution was a catalyst for this, the anarchist and communist were deported. the analyst wanted to strike back so they would frequently plant bombs and explode them. even if they believe and meant no harm or the felt as if they were communist, they would be deported many were innocent. this showed just how paranoid American were and how immigrants were choose.
  • John Rockerfeller

    John Rockerfeller
    just like how Carnegie made millions john Rockefeller did his in a similar way by using vertical and horizontal integration, so I guess you can say he was the "Carnegie of oil" because his methods were similar to Carnegie. With this, he owned 90% of the domestic oil while mover from vertical to horizontal integration he invented the trusts and holding companies.
  • Bootlegging

    bootlegging is when you make or dispute illegal items and re-sale them. in the 1920's bootlegging was an organized crime (usually ran by gangsters or corrupted political leaders) the mafia finances the secret breweries, and distilleries. the way they kept their business they would bribe the cops, very bad things happened since the underground bootlegging an example is al Capone and the valentine day massacre that came after him it was VERY dangerous.
  • Charles Lindbergh

    Charles Lindbergh
    Charles Lindberg was the man who crossed the Atlantic in an airplane called "the spirit of the Saint Louis" he flew non stop (3,610miles), he did not sleep for 55 hrs all he had was: a flashlight, water, rubber raft, chair, and sandwiches with no radio nor radar. because of him, planes become famous and he becomes popular and Lindberg becomes the first celebrity. with this, he promotes commercial air travel and fights in war world two as a flighter pilot.
  • October 20,1929

    October 20,1929
    it was during Hoover presidency and on October 29,1929, when the stock markets crashed. it was for ten long days where the stocks started to plummet. most investors sold stocks to be safe and one-thousand ran on banks. million losses their life savings. the three crucial issues: speculation of stocks, short-term loans, and prices overinflated. the stock prices needed to sale there was no profit to pay off loans.
  • Hoover Response

    Hoover Response
    when hoover responds the severity of the stock market crash was unknown to him, it was an over 10-year crisis and the longest in American history, the government sends money for help. the government had economic debates, he wanted lazies fair and for the people to come together and fix it and end the crisis, they needed jobs and business projects all he asked was no strikes and for the raising of tariffs. because of his response, the great depression really worsened.
  • The Dust Bowl

    The Dust Bowl
    the dust bowl lasted until 1930 to 1940, they call it the dust bowl because of this is when the topsoil is blown away because of the poor farming.the southern plains were the worst hit the dust blanketed the major cities many had to barricade themselves inside their homes for protection. the cattle and other animals died of suffocation from the sand. there also was hardly ever ant agriculture. the government did intervene by paying frame to plant and not to plant.
  • The Election of 1932

    The Election of 1932
    in the election of 1932, Herbert Hoover a Republican runs, the bonus march has seated a fate it looks like it going to be bad for him since he looked at people indifferent. the next runner-up is a democrat by the name of Franklin D. Roosevelt. he ran a very compressive campaign, but wins overwhelming, he was the 5th cousin of Roosevelt as you can see he offered more to the people and was something new.
  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR)

    Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR)
    Franklin Delano Roosevelt also was known as (F.D.R) was the 33rd president and the FIFTH cousin of the 26th president Theodore Roosevelt, he had a disability called polio, which he has contracted one day when swimming in a lake that was infected. thining other will not vote for him he makes an agreement with the press to not film him when he is getting out of the car. he was described as charismatic and likable because of that he was elected 4 times!
  • Eleanor Roosevelt

    Eleanor Roosevelt
    eleanor Roosevelt also known as (E.R), was the first lady, also the eyes and the ears of the 33rd president Franklin Roosevelt. one of the crazy things is she is a cousin of FDR, But still was his right hand. she was an AWESOME person and cared for people and their rights. she traveled a lot and wasn't always in D.C. SHE WAS FIRST IN: being outspoken, 1st lady, a woman in politics. she hated the south because of the bad treatment of blacks.
  • Banks

    the banks of March 1933 was and had declared a holiday for around a week or so he can one by one go through the good and the bad banks. the federal reserve complaints and want the banks to reopen the peoples deposits more than they drew. then he started the glass-steagal act the FDIC, insured all small accounts, they had separate investments, loans stock, and purchases also deposits were all protected and reform.
  • 21st amendment

    21st amendment
    after world war one the government felt as if the Americans need booze to cope with the war and to relax because he knows that many Americans are fearing the whole thing with communist and etc... to repeal the eighteenth amendment he decided to add the twenty-first to do it. the twenty-first amendment was the cancellation of the eighteen amendment. it said that citizens now have the right to dring alcholol.
  • Emergency Relief Act

    Emergency Relief Act
    during this time after 33rd president franklin d. Roosevelt saw the high number of employment he started two important organizations. the first one is the federal emergency relief administration (FERA) and the civilian conservation corps (CCC). FERA received letters and started listing to them. they gave out food and relief to states. the CCC offered young men work and work experience: they did roadside parks, reforestation etc.. this really benefited the people.
  • Hitler

    to others, Hitler was known as a natural orator and charismatic to others, because he takes leadership of the nationalist socialist party (NAZI). he attempts to a coup in the Weimar Republic, this plan halted because Hitler was arrested and put in to prison. he later spent nine months in jail. during his sentence, he wrote the book called Mein Kampf literal translation "my struggle" in the book he blames the jews and wants the eastern Europe territory.
  • Great Depression In Germany

    Great Depression In Germany
    the u.s. depression spreads worldwide the depression hits Germany, Hitler, and his radical ideas take hold the Nazi party ideas take hold and the Nazi party members soars to a million. by then Hitler becomes the chancellor and the riench burns down giving him emergency powers. he decides to band all partes. the nazi party lasts and he becomes furhur this plans from the book almost becomes reality.
  • U.S. Neutrality Act

    U.S. Neutrality Act
    the unites states were still very wary of wars, most of all the great war was the most feared. the were Afraid that they will lose a lot of lives . also around this time the great depression was here and it left most European countries defeated in America and didn't want any help from others. non- interventional and internationalist debates going on. restricts arm states, loans and other goods to warring nations.
  • The blitz

    The blitz
    Blitz is a shortened form of the German word 'Blitzkrieg' which means the lightning war. On the 7th September 1940, the German air force changed its strategy of bombing the British air force also known as the Battle of Britain and began to concentrate on bombing London.The Blitz was a German bombing offensive against Britain in 1940 and 1941, during the Second World War. The term was first used by the British press.
  • Germany

    germany violates the treaty of Versailles, the treaty was put up so other Germans would not get any bad ideas and start anything that will put a country in harm. the big thing that Hitler did was take trained intelligent men and put them in his army, he had reestablished the German army later on they annex the country Austria.
  • Battle of Britian

    Battle of Britian
    since Great Britain would not give up Germany bombs Britain city by using the blitz method. the blits method was late night attacks. Hitler actually wanted peace and was only intentionally bombing the military targets later on the Germans turns this to a terror bombing the major cities. the British countered attacked and for the germans operation never goes right.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    the pear harbor was bombed on December 7th, 1941 the Japanese surprised attacked them. around 8 of their battleships were damaged also planes and supplies are destroyed. but they failed to cripple America and their fleets. luckily the aircraft carriers were no there and the big and great battle ships too
  • Navajo Code Talkers

    Navajo Code Talkers
    native Americans were perceived as natural warriors and further on faced less discrimination the name code talkers is strongly associated with bilingual Navajo speakers specially recruited during World War II by the Marines to serve in their standard communications units in the transmitting of secret messages in Navajo. Code talking, however, was pioneered by the Cherokee and Choctaw peoples during World War I also by using this the japanes neve broke the codes.
  • D-Day

    well during the world war 2 the battle of Normandy which was in action from June 1944 to August 1944, and it really resulted in the liberation. mainly it was the United States and allied troops invaded at the country, Normandy. This was the largest air, land, and sea invasion in history. The goal was to get Germany when the did not see it, but Germany was ready to fight and saw right through our plans. It was the beginning of the end of World War II.
  • Unions

    like social Darwinism, the wealthy were flaunted by wealth and many were in big business and running small shops, by then unions were made. unions were built of low waged workers like: miners, factory workers, ship loaders, and farmers when they felt as if the boss was being too unfair the gathered together and did strikers or just were support for each other when one union wanted to start a strike. the helped with support, food and so on..
  • Lassez Fair

    Lassez Fair
    when industrial powers started to come in the picture the government got kind of lazy & as you can see by the name this was one of the governments lazy periods this era. the government was staying out of the private sphere & decide that the market can handle its self there for setting no regulations.
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