Fraser Faraon 1920's Timeline

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    Fraser Faraon 1920's Timeline

  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    The 18th Amendment discontinued the consumption and sales of intoxicating liquors excluding those that were used for religious purposes. This created Prohibition in the United States.
  • Lenin and the Communist State/Red Scare

    Lenin and the Communist State/Red Scare
    Around November 1917,Lenin and the Bolsheviks set up a Communist state. The communist principles were to use terror to force people to live like Communists. They needed to do this because their control of Russia was threatened by a civil war.
  • Volstead Act

    Volstead Act
    The Volstead Act Stated it was against the law to manufacture, produce, use, and sell intoxicating beverages. The act was later abolished when most of the country began drinking intoxicating beverages illegally.
  • Palmer Raids

    Palmer Raids
    Palmer Raids were attempts by the United States Department of Justice to arrest and deport left-wing radicals, especially anarchists, from the United States. They were under the Leadership of Attorney General Alexander M. Palmer.
  • Sacco & Vanzetti Trial

    Sacco & Vanzetti Trial
    The Sacco & Vanzetti Trial was the trial of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti who were accused of murdering two men in a payroll robbery. All evidence stated they were innocent, but they were sentenced to death anyways because they were "disloyal" immigrants.
  • 19th Amendment Ratified

    19th Amendment Ratified
    The 19th amendment was passed august 18th, 1920. It stated that voting rights of citizens of the United States shall not be denied on the basis of sex.
  • The Teapot Dome Affair

    The Teapot Dome Affair
    The Teapot Dome Affair was the Bribery scandal and investigation all while during the White House administration of the U.S. President Warren G. Harding. Harding gave the petroleum reserves at the Teapot Dome to the Department of the Interior, where there secretary, Albert Fall, was bribed with $100,000 to lease the reserves to Harry Sinclair and Edward Dsheny without competitive bidding.
  • Scopes Trial

    Scopes Trial
    The Scopes Trial was the trial of a high school biology teacher John Scopes who was accused of violating the Butler Act. The Butler Act stated it was against the law to teach evolution. Scopes was found guilty, but then it was overturned on a technicality.
  • Charles Lindbergh crosses the Atlantic

    Charles Lindbergh crosses the Atlantic
    Charles Lindbergh was a 25 year old pilot who was the first person to fly a solo non-stop flight from Roosevelt Field located in Garden City on New York's Long Island to Le Bourget Field in Paris, France. He recieved the Orteig Prize due to his accomplishment.
  • National Origins Act

    National Origins Act
    The National Origins Act was a law that limited the number of immigrants who could be admitted from any country to 2% of the number of people from that country who were already living in the United States. The law mainly restricted Southern and Eastern Europeans as well as East Asians and Asian Indians.
  • 1st Talking Movie, The Jazz Singer is released

    1st Talking Movie, The Jazz Singer is released
    The Jazz Singer was an American musical film, the first one to have talking in it. Its release heralded the ascendence of the "talkies" and declined the era of silent films.
  • Herbert Hoover Elected President

    Herbert Hoover Elected President
    Herbert Hoover was the final President of the Roaring Twenties. Hoover signed the controversial Smoot-Hawley Tariff into law and later had to deal with the consequences of the Stock Market Crash.
  • Stock Market Crash

    Stock Market Crash
    The Stock Market Crash of 1929 was when Wall Street crashed. This was the beginning of the Great Depression.