Fraser Mok 1930's Timeline

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  • Herbert Hoover Takes Office

    Herbert was the 31st President of the United States. He was a former trained engineer.
  • The Dust Bowl

    The Dust Bowl destroyed 100,000 acres of land. Thousands of people had to leave their homes because of how bad the storms had gotten.
  • The Bonus Army

    Walter W. Waters was the army sargent that led the Bonus army. They were kknown as the Bonus Marchers but then renamed the Bonus Army by the media.
  • Hitler Takes Power

    Hitler gained most of Germany and the German's economy recovers. Hitler dies from a gun shot in 1945.
  • FDR Elected

    FDR was elected in 1932 with some promises to pull the country out of the depression. He succeeded after the faulure of Herbert Hoover most believed.
  • The New Deal

    Because of the democratic acceptanceFranklin Roosevelt promised a "New Deal." There was also a large conflict from groups of the idea of a New Deal.
  • Father Coughlin Attacks FDR,Jews

    Coughlin founded a magazine called Social "Justice." Coughlins former deal had faded away.
  • Indian Reorganization Act

    The Indian Reorganization Act was also known as the "Wheeler-Howard Act" or the "Indian New Deal." It also restored to Native Americans the management of their land.
  • Social Security Act

    President Roosevelt signed the act. This made the americans the social securty tax.
  • Neutrality Acts

    The Act was only to last 6 months. It limited us not to interact with the opposing war sides and war materials
  • GM Sit-Down Strike

    This strike turned the UAW to a major labor union. This labor union then lead the automobile industry.
  • Social security

    The first check that was issued was $22.54. Ida May Fuller had lived to 100 and recieve the checks for 35 years.
  • Rape Of Nanjing

    Japanese trapped 50,000 chinese troops. It was also known as the Nanking Massacre.
  • The Grapes Of Wrath

    The most popular black and white film from a book written by John steinbeck. THe film was made by John Ford