Fraser Mong 1920's Timeline

  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    This amendment banned the sale, manufacture, and transportation of alcohol. The 18th amendment was appealed in 1933 by the 21st amendment.
  • Palmer Raids

    Palmer Raids
    The Untied States Department of Justice tried to deport all anarchists from the United States. The Untied States Department of Labor disagreed with how Palmer was doing this and thought as if he was disrespecting the law. 500 foreigners got deported from the US. This was also known as the Red Scare.
  • Lenin and the Communist State/Red Scare

    Lenin and the Communist State/Red Scare
    The Red Scare was 2 periods, the first one was 1919-1920. The United States were hurting their own citizens in their country.
  • Volstead Act

    Volstead Act
    This allowed alcohol to be sold but it only allowed a low percent of alcohol.
  • 19th Amendment Ratified

    19th Amendment Ratified
    This act gave women the right to vote. Many more people voted and gave their opinion.
  • Teapot Dome Scandal

    Teapot Dome Scandal
    There was oil-rich public lands set aside at Teapot Dome in use of the U.S Navy. Albert B. Fall got the oil reserves from the navy to the Interior Department.. He leased the land to 2 oil companies secretly. He recieved a lot of money, but in the end he was found guilty of bribery.
  • National Origins Act

    National Origins Act
    National Origins Act limited the number of immigrants that could come into the United States. 2% of immigrants from each country could come.
  • Scopes Trial

    Scopes Trial
    John Scopes was a high school biology teacher. He was accused of violating the Butler Act which states you cannot teach evolution. He was no longer brought to trail after they found an error in the trial.
  • Charles Lindbergh Cross Atlantic

    Charles Lindbergh Cross Atlantic
    Many people didn't think you could travel by plane. Charles Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic and many people's minds changed.
  • Sacco and Vanzetti Trial

    Sacco and Vanzetti Trial
    Sacco and Vanzetti were 2 immigrants who were accused of murder of 2 men. The jury didn't have that great of evidence to prove it was them, but Sacco and Vanzetti were executed and people wondered if they were even guilty.
  • "The Jazz Singer" is Released

    "The Jazz Singer" is Released
    This was the first talking movie to be made. It increased the amount of "talkies" made, and there was less silent movies.
  • Herbert Hoover Elected President

    Herbert Hoover Elected President
    Herbert Hoover easily won over the Republican nomination. His time being a president was from 1929-1933.
  • Stock Market Crash

    Stock Market Crash
    Stock prices began to fall in September, but they absolutely crashed in October. Investors unloaded their shares. Shareholders tried to sell before the prices got even lower. People who bought stocks on credit were in major debt. Shares couldn't find any buyers.