Social Studies Project 1920's

  • Ransome Eli Olds First Automobile

    Ransome Eli Olds First Automobile
    Ransome Olds, created the first gasoline powered vehicle. The vehicle was called the Cured Dash Oldsmobile. It sold for $650 dollars, and was very successful until Olds Motor was bought by General Motors in 1908.
  • Henry Ford and the Assembly Line

    Henry Ford and the Assembly Line
    Henry Ford was determined to build a small, affordable car. He finally came up with something he called the Model T. The Model T was created by something he made up called an assembly line. The assembly line was a way to increase efficiency of the manufacture. The car would come to the workers by a belt, which decreased manufacturing time from nearly 12 and half hours, to less than 6 hours.
  • Mayor of Seattle recieves Bomb

    Mayor of Seattle recieves Bomb
    On April 28th 1919, the mayor of Seattle recieved a homeade bomb in the mail. The bomb was defused, but it was still a warning of later events to come.
  • Palmer Raid

    Palmer Raid
    The first palmer raid happened on November 7th. Police arrested immigrants from Southern and Eastern Europe for no apparent reason.
  • Palmer Raids

    Palmer Raids
    Palmer Raids were attacks based on immigrant groups coming to the country.
  • Beginning of prohibition

    Beginning of prohibition
    Prohibition was a established due to citizens disregarding the 18th amendment.
  • National Negro Baseball League

    National Negro Baseball League
    The first negro baseball team was created by Andrew Foster. Foster is known as the "father of blacks" because he established teams so blacks could experience sports.
  • Sacco and Vanzetti

    Sacco and Vanzetti
    Two men were robbed and murdered while tranferring money from the Slater, and Morrill Shoe Factory. Three weeks after the murder, Nicola Sacca and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were arrested for being acused of the crime. There was little evidence of the crime, but they still were murdered for beng accused of the crime even though they didn't commit it.
  • Palmer Raids End

    Palmer Raids End
  • Women's Bureau of the Department of Labor

    Women's Bureau of the Department of Labor
    Women's Bureau of the Department of Labor was created by the Congress to help make women's working conditions more safe, and to give women profitable employment. The Bureau was mainly to to create labor reform.
  • Agriculatural Mechanization

    Agriculatural Mechanization
    After WWI many people working on farms began to use tractors to harvest and plant crops. With all of the farmers buying tractors it began to add up a lot of debts. This gave us poor rural population.
  • Japanese Immigrants

    Japanese Immigrants
    U.S. citizens came to Eliot Bay; this was part of the House Committee on Immigration and Naturalization. They were meeting to discuss the Japanese Immigrants coming into the U.S. They were concerned aout Japanese morality, and that the Japanese were taking jobs away from verteran of WWI. After fighting to stop Japanede immigration for four years, immigration was finally banned.
  • Mamie Smith

    Mamie Smith
    Mamie Smith was an African American singer, and performer. She recorded her first set of songs on August 10th, 1921. She became one of the most famous performers selling millions of record copies in one year.
  • Women get the right to Vote

    Women get the right to Vote
    After a long battle women were given the right to vote due to the 19th ammendment. In 1918, Woodrow Wilson supported the right for women to vote, and wanted to do something about it. The House of Representatives somewhat passed the the right, but didn't want to further discuss it at the time. When time for voting came, it was lost by three votes. Women were not aloud to vote until 1920.
  • Ku Klux Klan attacks black community

    Ku Klux Klan attacks black community
    When two black men were trying to vote in Ocoee, Florida, the Ku Klux Klan attacked the black community. In all of the violence, six blacks were , two white were killed, twenty-five black homes, two churches, and a fresternal lodge were destroyed.
  • Radios

    Radios became very popular in the 1920's. People tuned in to listen to jazz,music, sport events, and news. In 1923, Advertising became very popular to hear on the radio.
  • Crop Dusters

    Crop Dusters
    From Daytona, Ohio a WWI Curtis JN-6H took off to attack an enemy- the Catalpa Spinx Moth. The pilot dumped loads of lead from a makeshift mettle hopper attached to the plane, and it killed all the insects. This started a whole new trend called, crop dusting.
  • Traffic Signal

    Traffic Signal
    Garrett Morgan created the traffic light on November 23rd, 1923. It was a T shaped pole that signaled, Stop, Go, and an all directional stop. The all directional stop position was to stop all traffic so people could pass through roads.
  • National Origins Act

    National Origins Act
    The National Origins Act was an act that discriminated against immigrants from southern and eastern Europe. It also excluded Asians from even coming into the country. The act stayed in effect until the 1960's.
  • Ku Klux Klan Parades through Washington

    Ku Klux Klan Parades through Washington
    The first national parade consisted of nearly 40,000 people. The Ku Kulx Klan is known to be scary and intimidating, but in this march, they simply walked down Pennsylvania Ave without their masks, to show their strong belief of racism.
  • The first Television

    The first Television
    The first television was created by Philo Farnsworth. On this day Philo's image dissector camera tube showed its first image.
  • Prohibition Ends

    Prohibition Ends
    The 21st ammendment ratified the 18th ammendment, which ended prohibition.