20s Timeline

  • league of nations

    The League of Nations had its first meeting and rattifies the Treaty of Versailles, ending the hostilities of the first World War. Nine days later the United States Senate votes against joining the League like a boss.
  • 19th Amendment

    Women are given the right to vote when the 19th Amendment is added to the United States constitution that grants universal women's suffrage. Also known as the Susan B. Anthony amendment as dedication of her campaign to win the right to vote.
  • Tragety

    President Warren G. Harding dies in office after becoming very sick after a trip to Alaska and is succeeded by his Vice President, Calvin Coolidge. Coolidge was against the League of Nations, but approved of the World Court.
  • F.B.I.

    J. Edgar Hoover is appointed to head the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
  • Flight

    Charles Lindbergh leaves Roosevelt Field in New York on the first non-stop transatlantic flight in history and reaches Paris thirty-three and a half hours later and this was significant because it made history and would eventually change ways of transportation.
  • Mount Rushmore

    Work on the massive sculpture at Mount Rushmore began by the Sculptor Gutzon Borglum who would complete chiseling the massive busts of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt, fourteen years later. and this is importamt because it contains busts of some of the most famous and recognized presidents in history.
  • Sacco & Vanzetti

    After several failed appeals after six years Sacco and Vanzetti were executed in the electric chair for murder simply because they were foreign and americans at the time we afaraid of them and didnt like them so they were easily accused and punnished for something they had little proff of what they were accused of.
  • FIrst woman to fly

    Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly over the Atlantic Ocean and this is significant because women we not really known for anthing back then and this really revolutionized the way the world viewed them because they can be just as an important member of society as men.
  • Hoover

    Herbert Hoover wins the election as president of the United States
  • Hoover Dam

    The United States Congress approves the construction of Boulder but later named the Hoover Dam an this is important because its named after former president Herbert Hoover.
  • Gangster Era

    In Chicago Illinois gang members working for Al Capone kill seven enemys in the killing spree known as the St. Valentine's Day Massacre which is important because the 1920s was sort of the start of the gangster era.
  • Black tuesday

    More than 16 million shares were sold off as panic which swept the stock exchange.