Fraser D'ambrosio1920s timeline

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  • 18th Amendment

    The 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution banned the manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcohol.In over 200 years of the U.S constitution the only Amendment to ever have been repealed was the 18th Amandment.
  • Lenin and the Communist State

    Many people were becoming frightened of the anarchists families like the Bolsheviks. When lenin brought in communism peopple were fearful.
  • Palmer Raids

    Alexander Mitchell Palmer recruited John Edgar Hoover as his assiastant and together they used the Espionage Act and the Sedition Act to arrest anarchists and seport them. The raids took place mainly in Novemeber of 1919 and January of 1920. Overall 600 people were deported.
  • Volstead Act

    The reason the Volstead Act was made was to reinforce the 18th Amendment. 1,500 federal and local police patrolled boarders and coastlines to in sure this.
  • Sacco and Vanzetti Trail

    Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti had been set for a suspect in the Braintree crime.Although there was no hard evidence against them, they were found guilty and sentenced to death.
  • 19th Amendment ratified

    Prohibits each state and the federal government from denying any citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's sex.
  • Teapot Dome Affair

    Teapot Dome was a case of bribery. Secretary of the Interior Albert Fall, a former senator from New Mexico and a friend of President Warren G. Harding's, was convicted of taking bribes from oil executives.
  • National Origins Act

    The National Origins Act or also known as the Immigration Act, limited the number of immigrants allowed into the country.
  • Scopes Trial

    was formally known as The State of Tennessee v. Scopes and informally known as the Scopes Monkey Trial.John T. Scopes was found gulity and charged $100 after teaching evolution in his class against Tennessee law.
  • Charles Lindbergh crosses the Atlantic

    Charles Lindbergh or also known as Lucky Lindy, heard of the $25,000 prize for the first flight between New York and Paris and set out for the prize. Leaving on May 20th from New york, he landed in Paris 33 hours later.
  • The Jazz Singer released

    was the first feature-length motion picture with synchronized dialogue in it.
  • Herbert Hoover elected president

    Herbert Hoover elected president
    In 1928, the election of the 31st president ook place between Herbert Hoover and Al Smith. Herbert Hoover won by a big majority of the votes.
  • Stock Market Crash

    The first day when the prices plummeted was called Black Tuesday. Then the second day, which was even worse, was called Black Thursday.