• Lenin and the Communist State/ Red Scare

    Lenin and the Communist State/ Red Scare
    Fallowing the Bolshevik Russian Revolution and World War 1, the Red Scare crippled Americans with communism and communist influences. The US begun to panic after the communist overthrow of the Russian Government.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    Women fought for a long time for their rights. After the 19th Amendment, women could now vote.
  • Palmer Raids

    Palmer Raids
    Mitchell Palmer went on a hunt for suspected communists in the U.S. If someone was suspected, they would be arrested with out a reason nor legal counsel.
  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    This Amendment prohibited the manufacture, sale, transport, import, or export of all alcohol. The law was called the National Prohibition Act of 1920. Speakeasies were created at this time which were underground bars where people could get alcohol.
  • Volstead Act

    Volstead Act
    The Volstead Act gave federl Prohibition Bureau the right to enforce the 18th amendment.
  • Sacco & Vanzetti Trial

    Sacco & Vanzetti Trial
    Sacco and Vanzetti were charged with the murder of a factory paymaster, and guard. The two men were found guilty and sentenced to death, even though many thought they were innocent.
  • Teapot Dome Affair

    Teapot Dome Affair
    The government set aside oil-rich public lands at Teapot Dome, Washington, and Elk Hills, California. Albert B. Fall claimed they were government property and suddenly had $400,000
  • National Origins Act

    National Origins Act
    This act reduced the number of immigrants allowed to enter the United States each year. This limited 2% of those who were already here.
  • Scopes Trial

    Scopes Trial
    Scopes was arrested for reading a biology book that said that man had to compete with nature. He was found guilty.
  • Charles Lindbergh crosses the Atlantic

    Charles Lindbergh crosses the Atlantic
    Charles Lindbergh was the first man to cross the Atlantic. He flew from New York to Paris in a single engine plane.
  • 1st talking movie, The Jazz Singer is released

    1st talking movie, The Jazz Singer is released
    Until this movie, movies were soundless. There was only music in the background of the show, no talking whatsoever.
  • Herbert Hoover elected president

    Herbert Hoover elected president
    Hoover was the 31st president elected of the United States. He was blamed for the Great Depression taking place.
  • Stock Market Crash

    Stock Market Crash
    The value of stocks went down extremely fast and resulted in job losses. This was the beginning of the Great Depression