fraser(dorgelo)1920's timeline

  • lenin and the communist state/ red scare

    lenin and the communist state/ red scare
  • 18th amendment

    18th amendment
    This act, like the volstead act and the prohibition act made alcohol illegal except for religious purposes. This act was later revoked due to the fact it made the alcoholism worse.
  • volstead act

    This act was put into motion right after the 18th amendment. It was named Andrew Volstead.
  • palmer raids

    palmer raids
    palmer and soon to be presedent, hoover ignored peoples rights and privacy searching for immagrants.
  • sacco and vanzetti trial

    sacco and vanzetti trial
  • 19th amendment ratified

    19th amendment ratified
    This amendment gave women the right to vote. This also changed the image women gave themselves. It doubled the amount of people who voted.
  • herbert hoover elected president

    herbert hoover elected president
  • teapot dome affair

    teapot dome affair
    This was an oil bribary during President Warren Harding's term. This also destroyed his career as president
  • national origins act

    national origins act
    Americans were feeling competition from the immagrants. So this act limited the amount of immagrants from asia and europe from comming to the U.S
  • scopes trial

    scopes trial
    There was a law forbiding the teaching of Evolution. Scopes, a highschool teacher, was charged for not abiding by this law. He was found guilty but released from technicalities.
  • charles lindbergh crosses the atlantic

    charles lindbergh crosses the atlantic
    This 25 year old mail worker was the first to fly sucessfully across the atlantic. He also accomplished this alone.
  • 1st talking movie, THE JAZZ SINGER is released

    1st talking movie, THE JAZZ SINGER is released
    This was the first movie released that you could hear what they were saying. It was a big hit when released.
  • stock market crashe

    stock market crashe
    The stock market started to crash and continued downward until finally collapsing. It started a 12 year economic depression.