Fraserball1920's timeline

  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    This Amendment made alcohol illegal.This inspired bootlegging and speakeasies.
  • Lenin and the Communist State/Red Scare

    Lenin and the Communist State/Red Scare
    Vladimir Lenin founded the communist state in Russia. This was a Strong anti-communist time, Many were Afraid communist tried to override capitalism.
  • Volstead Act

    Volstead Act
    This Act inforced the 18th amendment.This act prohibited alcohol.
  • Palmers Raids

    Palmers Raids
    Raids by the Government to get rid of radicals.These raids were led by Alexander Palmer
  • Sacco and Vanzetti trial

    Sacco and Vanzetti trial
    Two Innocent Italians are executed.Sacco and Vanzetti were falsely accused of robbery and murder.Everyone knew they were innocent.
  • 19th Amendment ratified

    19th Amendment ratified
    Gives women the right to vote. This helped women gain suffrage they fought hard for.
  • Teapot Dome Affair

    Teapot Dome Affair
    This eas a fight over oil reserves in wyoming.End when Secretary of interior is guilty of accepting bribes and was arrested.
  • National Orgins Act

    National Orgins Act
    First Permanent limitation on immigrants.The number of immigrants coming into america was Reduced by 2%
  • Scopes Trial

    Scopes Trial
    Also known as the "monkey trial".John T. Scopes was guilty of teaching the evolution theory.
  • Charles Lindbergh crosses the Atlantic

    Charles Lindbergh crosses the Atlantic
    Charles Left Roosevelt feild in New York May 1927.He landed In Paris about 34 hours later.Plane named "spirt of St.louis"
  • 1st talking movie,The Jazz Singer is released

    1st talking movie,The Jazz Singer is released
    89 Minute movie starring Al Jolson.This was The first talking movie.
  • Herbert Hoover elected president

    Herbert Hoover elected president
    Won election with and electoral college victory 444 to 87.He beat democratic Alfred E. Smith
  • Stock Market Crashes

    Stock Market Crashes
    Worst Depression in the nations history.Estimated loses of $50 Billion.