Fraser Distefano 1930 time line

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  • Herbert Hoover Takes Office

    Herbert Hoover Takes Office
    Herbert Hoover was the 31st President of the United States. Hoover is the last cabinet secretary to be directly elected President of the United States, as well as one of only two Presidents to have been elected President without electoral experience or high military rank.
  • The Dust Bowl

    The Dust Bowl
    Commonly know as the Dirty Thirties was a period of severe dust storms causing agricultural damage to American and Canadian Lands. Millions of acres of farmland became useless and thousands of people were forced to leave their homes.
  • Reconstruction Finance Corporation (RFC)

    Reconstruction Finance Corporation (RFC)
    The RFC was an agency that formed in the United States to come to the aid of the banks, railroads, mortgage associations, and other businesses by giving them loans. In the first three years they spent over one billion dollars each year. Almost all of the loans were repaid.
  • The Bonus Army

    The Bonus Army
    The Bonus Army was an assembly of about 43,000 marchers which included 17,000 World War I veterans, and their families who protested in Washington, D.C.
    On cue, at about 4:30 p.m. on July 28, 1932, the infantry began a slow, steady march forward in downtown Washington. The veterans were seeking and demanding immediate cash-payment redemption of their service certificates.
  • FDR elected

    FDR elected
    Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected President in November 1932. By March of 1933 there were 13,000,000 people unemployed and almost every bank was closed. FDR and Congress enacted a program to recover businesses and agriculture.
  • Hitler’s Rise to Power

    Hitler’s Rise to Power
    In 1932, Hitler ran for President and won 30% of the vote, forcing the eventual victor, Paul von Hindenburg, into a runoff election. After a bigger landslide in July 1932 their vote declined and their movement weakened. Hitler lost the presidential election to WWI veteran Paul von Hindenburg in April. Hitler decided to enter a coalition government as chancellor in January 1933.
  • The New Deal

    The New Deal
    The New Deal is a series of economic programs implemented in the United States in 1933 and 1936. The programs were passed by congress during the first term of Franklin D. Roosevelt. The programs focused on what historians call the "3 Rs": relief, recovery and reform stemming from the great depression. Relief for the unemployed and poor; recovery of the economy to normal levels; and reform of the financial system to prevent a repeat depression.
  • Social Security

    Social Security
    President Franklin D. Roosevelt was trying to pull the economy it was studied to help elderly and disabled it was passed by congress it was used to take care of those who could not work.
  • Indian Reorganization Act

      Indian Reorganization Act
    Informally known as the Indian New Deal, the Indian Reorganization Act was a legislation which secured certain rights to Native Americans and Alasakan Natives. The act restored to Native Americans the management of their assets, primarily their land.
  • Father Coughlin attacks FDR,

    Father Coughlin attacks FDR,
    Father Coughlin originally supported and endorsed FDR’s policies. He found out that the New Deal proposals were friendly Coughlin turned on FDR. In 1936 Father Coughlin became more fascist and started slandering Jews in the process.
  • Social Security act

    Social Security act
    It was issued on August 14, 1935 it promoted a bunch of other ideas to help numerous groups of American during the great depression. It was designed to bring in a steady income for people over 65. it was one of the greatest accomplishment in American.
  • Neutrality Acts

    Neutrality Acts
    The Neutrality Acts were laws passed by congress in the 1930’s in response to what was eventually WWII. The laws limited the US government's ability to aid Britain against Nazi Germany. The acts were repealed in 1941, in the face of German submarine attacks on U.S. vessels and the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
  • Gm sit-down strike

    Gm sit-down strike
    The gm sit down strike tock place in Flint, Michigan, December 30, 1936. Do to the dependence on gm flint was hit twice as hard. They decided to stay in the factory eat and sleep and protect other worker they would sit for how long as it takes
  • Rape of Nanjing

    Rape of Nanjing
    Between December 1937 and March 1938 one of the worst massacres in modern times took place. Japanese troops captured the Chinese city of Nanjing and embarked on a campaign of murder, rape and looting.
  • The Grapes of wrath

    The Grapes of wrath
    It was a book published in 1939 and was written by John Steinbeck. It was written about a family during the great depression where they had to leave because of drought. It was made into a movie in 1940 by John Ford.