Fraser Krzezewski 1930s Timeline

  • Herbert Hoover Takes Office

    Herbert Hoover Takes Office
    Herbert Hoover won the election of 1928 and served as President from March 4, 1929 until March 4,1933. He was not popular among the people and was often blamed for the Great Depression.
  • RFC

    The Reconstruction Finance Corporation was an independent agency of the US goverment administered by Herbert Hoover in 1932. 2 billion dollars was given to aid in goverments, make loans to banks, railroads, mortgage associations, and other businesses. This played a big role in setting up relieft programs to handle the Great Depression.
  • The Bonus Army

    The Bonus Army
    The 43,000 marchers of the Bonus Army protested in Washington D.C. to demand for immediate cash-payments in return for their service certificates. When the veterans met police with resistance in July 1928, shots were fired and two veterans were killed.
  • Hitler Takes Power

    Hitler Takes Power
    President Hindenburg appointed Adolf Hitler chancellor of Germany. That is when Hitler's dictatorship began, though he was still popular among the people because he tried to make the country what it once was. Many people also thought of him as an amazing public speaker.
  • The New Deal

    The New Deal
    The New Deal was a series of economic programs passed by Congress during Roosevelt's presidential term. This was made to focus on relief, recovery, and reform after the Great Depression.
  • FDR Elected

    FDR Elected
    Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the 32nd President of the United States from March 4, 1933 until April 12, 1945. During his term, he made many efforts to help the depression. One effort being that he created the New Deal.
  • Indian Reorganization Act

    Indian Reorganization Act
    This act was also known as the Wheeler-Howard Act and it gave certain rights to Native Americans and Alaska Natives. This act enabeled Native Americans to manage their assets and create an economic foundation.
  • Father Coughlin Attacks FDR, Jews

    Father Coughlin Attacks FDR, Jews
    Father Coughlin was a Roman Catholic priest and strongly agreed with the FDR's ideas, until he founded the National Union for Social Justice. He then turned on Roosevelt and the Jews, saying Jewish bankers were the cause of the depression.
  • The Dust Bowl

    The Dust Bowl
    The Dust Bowl was also known as the "Dirty Thirties." It was a period of dust storms that resulted in a lot of agricultural damage. The cause of the Dust Bowl was the severe drought the nation was experiancing at the time.
  • Social Security Act

    Social Security Act
    The Social Security Act created a system of benefits for numerous types of people. The people that this act catered to included the elderly, the blind, and the physically handicapped.
  • Social Security

    Social Security
    Social Security is as governenment program that provides soical protection. It is most commonly aimed to protect the disabled, the unemployed, the poor, and the elderly.
  • Neutrality Acts

    The Neutrality Acts were laws that the United States Congress passed because of the events leading up to World War II. The response to these acts were negative because they limited the U.S government's ability to help Nazi Germany and Britain and the amount of weapons sold to other countries. The Neutrality Acts were later repealed in 1941.
  • GM Sit-Down Strike

    GM Sit-Down Strike
    This strike took place in Flint, Michigan where the employees "sat down" on their jobs. The GM Sit-Down Strike also led to the unionization of the automobile industry.
  • Rape of Nanjing

    Rape of Nanjing
    This was a mass murder and war rape that happened during the six-week period after the capture of the city of Nanjing. Thousands of Chinese citizens and unarmed soilders were murdered. 20,000-80,000 women were also raped by the Imperial Japanese Army.
  • The Grapes of Wrath

    The Grapes of Wrath
    The Grapes of Wrath was a novel written by John Steinbeck taking place in the Great Depression.The story is about a poor family trapped in the Dust Bowl that are seeking jobs, land, and most importatnly...a future.