Fraser Trombley 1930s Timeline

  • Herbert Hoover Takes Office

    Herbert Hoover Takes Office
    Herbert Hoover was the 31st President of the United States. People often blamed him for the Great Depression.
  • The Dust Bowl

    The Dust Bowl
    The Dust Bowl ranged from the 1930s-1936. This was a period of severe drought. During this time, the ground dried, and nothing was left but fine, dirty, dust. Dust storms would form and look like giant thunderstorm clouds in the sky. It was a very tough time for farmers.
  • RFC

    An agency that gave over 2 billion dollars to help local and state governments. It was set up by the new deal.
  • The Bonus Army

    The Bonus Army
    The Bonus Army invaded Washington D.C. to stop the veterans and their families from protesting. It was said to be a parade for the veterans until these invaders started to attack.
  • The New Deal

    The New Deal
    FDR entered into office and began the new deal. This plan focused of the 3Rs relief, reform, and recovery, he also gave unemployment money in order to prevent another depression.
  • Hitler Takes Power

    Hitler Takes Power
    Hitler took power of Germany in 1933. He became Germany's chancellor, also known as their prime minister, which started to give him more power. But soon enough Hitler gained more and more power, and began to take over Germany.
  • FDR elected

    FDR elected
    Elected during the depression FDR helped the american people regain faith in themselves. He promised to bring releif money to people that really nedded it.
  • Father Coughlin attacks FDR, Jews

    Father Coughlin attacks FDR, Jews
    A priest that used the radio to reach his followers. He used his radio to hear antisemetic ideas.
  • Indian Reorganization Act

    Indian Reorganization Act
    The Indian Reorganization Act changed the policy for Indians. This Act made it available for Indians to start farming programs and make loans.
  • Social Security

    Social Security
    In President Roosevelts first term in office he passed social welfare problems. He was the first president to give aid to the elderly, this was part of his "new deal".
  • Social Security Act

    Social Security Act
    Social Security is a government-based program. It is aimed to assist people who are older, unemployed, or disabled.
  • GM Sit-Down Strike

    GM Sit-Down Strike
    This sit-down strike wasn Flint, Michigan where the GM workers literally sat down on their jobs. The strike lasted 44 days and gave the United Auto Workers (UAW) industrial union the right to represent and organize its employees.
  • Rape of Nanjing

    Rape of Nanjing
    The Rape of Nanjing, also called the Nanjing Massacre, took place after the Japanese captured what was once capital of the Republic of China, Nanjing. Many of Chinese citizens were killed and the Imperial Japanese Army raped 20,000 - 80,000 women.
  • The Grapes of Wrath

    The Grapes of Wrath
    The Grapes of Wrath was written by John Stienbeck. In the novel he focused of the life of poor farmers and how life was because of the dust bowl.
  • Neutrality Acts

    Neutrality Acts
    They limited the United States' involvement in future wars after the response to what the US did during WWI.The Neutrality Acts were a series of acts throughout the 1930s.