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  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    It banned the manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcohol. It was changed on January 16, 1919 and repealed by the 21st amendment in 1933.
  • Lenin and the communist state/ Red Scare

    Lenin and the communist state/ Red Scare
    Two periods of strong anti-communism in the United States. First scare 1919-1920, second scare 1947-1957.
  • Volsetad Act

    Volsetad Act
    Enabling the legislation for the 18th ammendment which established prohibition in the United States.
  • 19th Amendment ratified

    19th Amendment ratified
    It gave women the right to vote.
  • Sacco ad Vanzetti Trial

    Sacco ad Vanzetti Trial
    A trial with Ferdinado Nicola Sacco and Bartolemo Vanzetti, being accused of murdering two men in an armed robbery in South Braintree, Massachuttes. They were both executed on August 23, 1927
  • Palmer Raids

    Palmer Raids
    Attempts by the United States Department of Justice to arrest radical leftists, most importantly anarchists, from the United States. Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer lead it.
  • Teapot Dome Affair

    Teapot Dome Affair
    A bribery incident that took place in the United States. Took place during the election of President Warren G. Harding. Before the Watergate Scandal, Teapot Dome was regarded as the "greatest and most sensational scandal ini the history of American politics."
  • National Origins Act

    National Origins Act
    A law that srictly rstircted immigration by establishing a new system of national quotas that blantly discriminated against immigrants from Southern and Eastern Europe, and excluded Asians.
  • Scopes Trial

    Scopes Trial
    American legal case 1925 in which a hgih school science teacher, Jon Scopes, was accused of violating Tennessee's Butler Act. Scope was found guilty, but the verdict was overturned on a technicality and went free.
  • Charles Lindbergh crosses the Atlantic

    Charles Lindbergh crosses the Atlantic
    Flew across the Atlantic in the place "Spirit of St Louis." First to fly Atlantic alone, took 31 and a half hours and 3,500 miles.
  • 1st talking movie, The Jazz Singer

    1st  talking movie, The Jazz Singer
    A 1927 American musical film and 1st feature length picture. Based on a play by Samson Raphaelson and produced by the Warner Bros.
  • Steamboat Willie

    Steamboat Willie
    American animated short film by Walt Disney. Produced in black and white, considered the debut of Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse.
  • Herbert Hoover elected president

    Herbert Hoover elected president
    Ran against Democrat Al Smith, Hoover won with a landslide. 31st president, served for 8 years. a republican
  • Stock Market Crash

    Stock Market Crash
    Also known as the Great Crash, it was the most devastating stock market crash and led into the Great Depression. Before the crash, the stock markets were doing great.