history timeline

  • Role of women--women in education

    Role of women--women in education
    In 1901 Margaret Hayley became the first women and teacher to speak at a meeting of the National Education Association. This was the start of women in education.
  • automobile

    The frist automobile was introduced to the U.S in 1901. It was built by Ransom E. Olds, using Henry Ford's assembly line.
  • air conditioning

    air conditioning
    On July 17, 1902 the first air conditioner was made and built in Buffalo by Carrier.
  • Niagara Movement

    Niagara Movement
    On July 11, 1905 W.E.B DuBois founded the Niagara Movement. This group was made as a call to the racial segregation and the disenfranchisement of blacks.
  • Henry Ford assembly line

    Henry Ford assembly line
    The assmebly line was introduced in 1908 to make products faster. Each person would do a different step in making the product to get it finished faster.
  • mechanization model T

    mechanization model T
    The first model T was invented on September 27, 1908. It was the first car that regular people who weren't rich could buy. The model T replace wagons and buggies that were pulled by animals.

    The NAACP is the National Assocaition of the Advancement of Colored People. It was an organization formed to promote the courts to restore blacks rights.
  • mechanization tractors

    mechanization tractors
    As the tractor advanced and was made better it took away the need for animals to pull the plows and do the work.
  • restriction on immigration

    restriction on immigration
    In January of 1910, there was a limit on the percent of immigrants that could live in America. It was 3 percent according to the Federal Census.
  • Restriction of immigration

    Restriction of immigration
    On Febuary 4, 1917 Congress passed the Immigration Act of 1917. It banned all immigrants over the age of 16 who were illiterate from entering the country.
  • refrigerator

    In the year 1918, was the introduction of the Kelvinator, which was the first refrigerator with an automatic control.
  • Red Scare event

    Red Scare event
    Seatle docks were at a stand still because of a strike, and the marines were sent in response to a plea from the mayor.
  • Red Scare event

    Red Scare event
    A labor organizer for the Industrial Workers of the World was captured by citizens of Centralia, Washington, castrated and hanged.
  • Palmer raids

    Palmer raids
    The Palmer raids happened durring the time when everyboy feared communism. On January 2, 1920 J, Edgar Hoover put together one of the biggest raids against communist in 23 states.
  • Start of Prohibition

    Start of Prohibition
    The 18th ammendment was ratified on January 16 1919 but put into effect on January 16 1920. It banned the sale, manufacture, transportation, and consumption of alcohol. Prohibition was started to protect the family, and help make the men better people.
  • Women's suffrage

    Women's suffrage
    After a long battle to fight for their right to vote, finally on August 26, 1920 women were allowed to vote. Many women activist like Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott fought for women to vote.
  • radio

    The first radio news program was broadcast on August 31, 1920. The radio allowed news to travel. Not only news about what was going on but news on new inventions and discoveries. The radio allowed people to become more informed.
  • National Origins Act

    National Origins Act
    The national Origins Act was a law that restricted immigration by making a system of quotas that discriminated against immigrants from southern and eastern Europe, and virtually all of Asia.
  • KKK event

    KKK event
    On Jun 26, 1924 a battle fought to the finish on the convention floor during a democratic convention. The KKK didn't like african americans so they were out to scare and frighten them.
  • KKK event

    KKK event
    On August 18, 1925 more than 35,000 members marched to show there suppport and to threaten the blacks and others.
  • End of Prohibition

    End of Prohibition
    The 18th ammendment was repealed when the 21st ammendment was ratified. The 21st ammendment got rid of nationwide Prohibition.