The Roaring 20's!!

  • Henry Fords Assembly Line

    Henry Fords Assembly Line
    More people owned cars because Ford's improvements to the assembly line made them more affordable
  • Klu Klux Klan Intimidation

    Klu Klux Klan Intimidation
    KKK members lynched Leo Frank, a Jewish man, after he was convicted of raping and murdering a 13 year old girl.
  • Modern Convenience

    Modern Convenience
    the invention of the radio allowed people to get news faster and served as a new form of entertainment
  • Harlem Rennaissance

    Harlem Rennaissance
    The Harlem Rennaissance a Black cultural movement that took place in the NYC neighborhood of Harlem. During the Rennaissance many Blacks moved from the South to the North. An innovative style of music, jazz, was created and there were a great number of black intellectuals who wrote powerful books, poems, and music, that gave a lot of insight into Black life. During the Rennaissance blacks developed a sense of pride in themselves that would fuel the later Civil Rights Movement.
  • Palmer Raids

    Palmer Raids
    In 1920 the American Civil Liberties Union was formed in response to the Palmer Raids.
  • Henry Ford

    Henry Ford
  • The Automobile

    The Automobile
    The automobile's popularity soared in the 1920s. In 1918 only 1 in 13 families owned a car, by 1929 4 out of 5 families owned a car.
  • The Great Migration

    The Great Migration
    In the 1920s many Blacks moved from the oppressive South, to the North where there were more opportunities. This migration caused an increase in Blacks who were middle class.
  • Nationwide Prohibition Begins

    Nationwide Prohibition Begins
    Prohibition officially began in 1920. It was supported by a wide range of people, including the Klan and the WTCU.
  • 19th amendment

    19th amendment
    The 19th gave women nationwide the right to vote
  • Wall Street Bombing

    Wall Street Bombing
    At noon a horse-drawn wagon with 100 pounds of dynamite exploded across the street from J.P. Morgan Inc. The bomb killed 38 people and injured 400. The bombing was blamed on anarchist and communists, causing Americans to fear communists even more.
  • Immigration Restrictions

    Immigration Restrictions
    Immigration was limited to about 350,000 people a year. This stipulation was later made permanent in the National Origins Act
  • Mechanization of Labor

    Mechanization of Labor
    Many factory owners began to use machines that could do jobs that their workers used to do. This caused a decrease in the need for skilled workers.
  • Russia officially becomes the Soviet Union

    Russia officially becomes the Soviet Union
    In December of 1922 the country formally known as Russsia officially became the Soviet Union, a communist country,
  • National Origins Act

    National Origins Act
    severely restricted immigratin by setting quotas that discriminated against immigrant from southern and eastern Europe and almost completely excluded Asians
  • Modern Convenience

     Modern Convenience
    John Baird created the first TV with moving characters
  • Klan Marches Down Pennsylvania Ave.

    Klan Marches Down Pennsylvania Ave.
    The Klans March down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington DC
    intimidated many African American and minority residents of the city.
  • The Model T

    The Model T
    Fords Model T car served as a model for many cars that followed it and greatly influenced the direction of the modern Auto Industry
  • End of Prohibition

    End of Prohibition
    The 21 amendement repealed the 18th amendment, which was mainly focused on Prohibition. By this time Prohibition was considered a failure becuase it actually increased organized crime.