1920s Timeline

Timeline created by cshively39
In History
  • 19th Amendment is Passed

    19th Amendment is Passed
    The 19th Amendment was passed to allow any sex to vote. This also prohibited states to deny citizens to vote.
  • Volstead Act

    Volstead Act
    The Volstead Act was a US law that enforced the Eighteenth Amendment. This prohibited the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages
  • Palmer Raids

    Palmer Raids
    The Palmer Raids were a series of government raids on suspected radicals in the US led by the US Attorney General, Palmer.
  • Jazz Is Created

    Jazz Is Created
    Jazz became a hit in the early 1920s because of the African Americans. Jazz also grew rapidly throughout the US because of the new dance styles and clothing options in the US
  • Mobs of the 1920s

    Mobs of the 1920s
    Mobs gained millions of dollars in profit from selling illegal alcohol and bootlegging. Some famous mob leaders consist of Al Capone, Charles Luciano, Bugsy Siegel, and John Dillinger.
  • The Great Migration

    The Great Migration
    The Great Migration was a movement of roughy 6 million African Americans. They all moved to the rural Southern United States or urban Northeast.
  • Radios in Homes

    Radios in Homes
    Radios in houses allowed families to listen to music or the news together in their ones for entertainment. This also allowed American families to stay connected and receive important information.
  • 18th Amendment is Passed

    18th Amendment is Passed
    The Eighteenth Amendment declared the production, transport, and sale of intoxicating liquors illegal, though it did not outlaw the actual consumption of alcohol.
  • Emergency Quota Act of 1921

    Emergency Quota Act of 1921
    This was the first act that limited immigration into the United States.
  • Fords Model T

    Fords Model T
    Ford made the Model T so people could buy a vehicle that was more affordable for the public.
  • KKK

    The KKK was very discriminate against the black and were very strong in the southern states. In 1924, the KKK had over 1.4 millions and were destructive to the black community.
  • National Origins Act of 1924

    National Origins Act of 1924
    This reduced the quota to 2% of number living in US in 1890. It discriminated against people from Eastern and Southern Europe.
  • The Great Gatsby

    The Great Gatsby
    The Great Gatsby was a novel that was written by F. Scott Fitzgerald. The novel was about Fitzgeralds pursuit of a young woman who he fell in love with.
  • Route 66

    Route 66
    Route 66 is a major highways that extends from Chicago to Los Angels. Route 66 thus became a river of migrants flowing westward from the shriveled lands of Oklahoma, Texas, and Arkansas toward promise and prosperity in California and the West.
  • Babe Ruth Breaks Baseball Records

    Babe Ruth Breaks Baseball Records
    In 1927, Babe Ruth broke baseball records by hitting 60 home runs in one season. Babe has many other records as well. His records include 714 home runs, 0.690 slugging percentage, and a 1.164 OPS.
  • Amelia Earnhardt Flies the Atlantic

    Amelia Earnhardt Flies the Atlantic
    Amelia Earhart became the women to fly across the Atlantic. She flew the Fokker tri-motor across the ocean.
  • Mickey Mouse

    Mickey Mouse
    Mickey Mouses first appearance in 1928 was on a show called” Steamboat Willie. The show was about Mickey Mouse steering a steamboat down a river. This was the first film that Walt Disney made.