Fraser Gray 1930s timeline

  • Herbert Hoover Takes Office

    Herbert Hoover Takes Office
    Herbert Hoover was the 31st president of the United States of America, and easily won Republican votes. Many people had blamed Hoover for the Great Depression occuring.
  • RFC

    RFC stands for Reconstruction Finance Coporation. This was led by Herbert Hoover after WWI. This coorporation was made in order to assist banks, life insurance, companies, railroads, and many other large businesses who had financial issues.
  • The Bonus Army

    The Bonus Army
    The Bonus Army invaded Washington D.C. in order to stop the veterans and their familys from protesting. This was said to be a parade for the veterans until the invaders had attacked.
  • The New Deal

    The New Deal
    The New Deal was made to help economic issues and financial reformation during the Gread Depression. This was made by Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
  • FDR Elected

    FDR Elected
    Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the 32nd president of the United States. During his served time he created "The New Deal" to help assist during the Great Depression.
  • Indian Reorganization Act

    Indian Reorganization Act
    The Indian Reorganization Act gave specific rights to Native Americans, including the Alaska Natives. The act gave them control of their assests and rights.
  • Hitler Takes Power

    Hitler Takes Power
    Adolf Hitler was a German man. His political power rose when Paul Von Hindenburg, the German president passed away. After Hitler had gained his power, he declared himself the dictator of Germany.
  • Father Coughlin attacks FDR, Jews

    Father Coughlin attacks FDR, Jews
    The Roman Catholic priest in Royal Oak Michigan, Father Charles Coughlin was supportive of president Roosevelt in the beginning. Later Father Coughlin disaproved after he founded the National Union for Social Justice.
  • The Dust Bowl

    The Dust Bowl
    The Dust Bowl, otherwise known as the "black blizzards", changed lives for many. These were huge dust storms that took over cities, and lives.
  • Social Security

    Social Security
    Social security is a government based program that was made to help people who are old, unemployed or disabled.
  • Social Security Act

    Social Security Act
    Franklin Delano Roosevelt created the Social Security Act. He made this during the Great Depression to help give assistance to the people in need.
  • GM Sit-down Strike

    GM Sit-down Strike
    The Sit-down strike occured in Flint Michigan. GM workers literally sat down on the job, this lasted 44 days. This gave UAW (United Auto Workers) an industrial union right to represent and organize employees.
  • Rape of Nanjing

    Rape of Nanjing
    This is also known as the Nanjing Massacre. The event occured after the Japanese captured what was once the capital of the Republic of China Nanjing. Many Chineese people were killed and the Imperial Japaneese Army raped 20,000 to 80,000 women.
  • The Grapes of Wrath

    The Grapes of Wrath
    The Grapes of Wrath was a novel by John Steinbeckset, written during the Gread Depression. The story was based on a poor family who were forced to leave their home in Oklahoma because of the tradgity of the Dust Bowl.
  • Neutrality Acts

    Neutrality Acts
    These are series of acts throughout the 1930's. These limited the United State's involvement in the future wars after the response of what the US did during WWI.