1921-1941

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In History
  • Rebirth of the Ku Klux Klan

    The Ku Klux Klan became revived during the '20s and had a march through Washington D.C. in 1925. The KKK believed in purity as a society and purity as a nation. The Klan was patriotic but believed in a single, white raced society.
  • Amelia Earhart

    Amelia Earheart was an American aviator who was the first female aviator to cross the Atlantic Ocean alone. This was a big influence on society especially for women across the United States. Taking flight to a new level, Amelia Earheart showed the capability of women and the power of flight.
  • The Model-T

    Henry Ford had a great impact on the United States and the society of the United States. Famous for Ford Motors and the assembly line, in 1925, Ford was able to create the first affordable car, the Model-T. It is said that Ford's factories were producing a Model-T every ten seconds. With affordable transportation, the average citizen could now afford to travel with ease.
  • Calvin Coolidge

    After President Harding died, Calvin Coolidge, Harding's vice president, would take over as president. During his term, he would try and reduce the federal debt.
  • Beginning of the Great Depression

    When Herbert Hoover gave his inauguration speech, he talked about the large amount of prosperity the Republican Party brang, but ignored the rate of poverty that was happening throughout the country. The roaring twenties had just ended with the stock market crashing on October 24, which meant the United States would head into a deep recession starting the Great Depression.
  • Pearl Harbor

    In December 1941, the Japanese led a strike on the United States. This surprise attack heavily impacted the United States and pushed the idea of the United States entering the war. The attack on Pearl Harbor was unprovoked and led to the United States to declare war on the Axis Powers.
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    The Roaring Twenties

    The Roaring Twenties was a time of economic prosper in the United States. During the 1920s, the country had mass production of consumer goods like automobiles, film, and radio. This was also a time of entertainment especially with the television becoming invented in 1927.
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    Prohibition

    Prohibition was a time of alcoholic forbiddance. During this time, there was a nationwide ban on the production and sale of alcoholic beverages. This ban, however, did not stop the citizens from drinking, They would set up what were called "speakeasies" which were clubs that would produce and sell alcohol. The Prohibition Act was later repealed due to its ineffectiveness and how it actually increased alcohol consumption.