1920’s

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In History
  • Jazz is developed

    Jazz is developed
    Jazz was the vibe in the 20’s. Jazz was created by African Americans of New Orleans.
  • Mass media was born

    Mass media was born
    First commercially licensed radio station started broadcasting. They were talking about the live results of the presidential election.
  • Women was running the United States

    Women was running the United States
    President Woodrow Wilson suffered a stoke and the giver,ent wanted to keep it quiet. So therefore his wife Edith Wilson took over and was running as president
  • Olympic flag made debut

    Olympic flag made debut
    Summer olympics in Antwerp, Belgium the Olympic flag was shown. The 5 interlocked rings are meant to represent unity after world war 1. It also represents peace.
  • American football became a professional sport

    American football became a professional sport
    Football became a professional sport because of the professional football association which would later be the national football league.
  • ACLU was founded

    ACLU was founded
    Federal agents broke into homes of suspected anarchists without search warrants. Than they took a bunch of people and made them as “dangerous”. Many were deported.
  • League of Nations were established

    League of Nations were established
    Fourteen points were established and got adopted by diplomats and became framework for the League of Nations. League of Nations had 58 state members. The United States never joined.
  • 18th amendment is passed

    18th amendment is passed
    The 18th amendment was the federal prohibition of alcohol. On the 18th the amendment passed both chambers of the United States congress.
  • “Sacco and Vanzetti murders”

    “Sacco and Vanzetti murders”
    Paymaster for a shoe company in South Braintree, Massachusetts was shot and killed. His guard was also shot with him. The two Italian immigrants were convicted and sentenced to death for this crime.
  • Women gained the right to vote

    Women gained the right to vote
    Every state west of the Mississippi River allowed women to vote. This made the 19th amendment which provided for women’s suffrage.
  • Worst terrorist attack in history

    Worst terrorist attack in history
    A horse cart was carrying a massive improvised explosive. This was detonated on the busiest corner on Wall Street. 38 people were killed and hundreds were injured.
  • Warren G. Harding elected president

    Warren G. Harding elected president
    Started as a small town newspaper publisher and than became the U.S senator from Ohio. Then he became a republican presidential candidate and won. His slogan was to “return to normalcy”. That is what made people vote for him.
  • First affordable car was invented

    First affordable car was invented
    Ford motor company in Detroit made the model T. Ford, the first affordable car. This car was produced more than a million and was 335 each. To make all these cars they used an assembly line.
  • Coolidge becomes president

    Coolidge becomes president
    Was re elected president in 1924. He made the laissez faire which stated that business would act in a way they would benefit the nation
  • Klu Klux Klan

    Klu Klux Klan
    KKK believed that Americans should discriminate the blacks. The KKK became really strong in many states. They tried to persuade politics by using violence.
  • Two women were elected governor

    Two women were elected governor
    Miriam “Ma” Ferguson was elected governor for Texas and Nellie Tayloe Rods was elected for governor of Wyoming. This was huge because it took over 50 years for congress to pass the equal rights amendment.
  • Babe Ruth becomes first player to hit 60 home runs

    Babe Ruth becomes first player to hit 60 home runs
    Babe Ruth became the first ever person to hit 60 home runs. He set this record and should stand for 34 years.
  • Amelia Earhart

    Amelia Earhart
    First women passenger to cross the Atlantic. “Lady Linda”
  • Walt Disney made steamboat willie

    Walt Disney made steamboat willie
    Steamboat willie was made as an animated short film. It was first made in black in white but soon was made into colors.