Events That Happen After World War 1

Timeline created by stephanie.davenport
  • KKK

    The Ku Klux Klan was first started in 1865 in the Southern States, and slowly started to go nation wide. The Klan purpose was to protect the rights and further interest of white Americans. They would resort to violence and other means to keep it that way.
  • The first car

    The first car
    The first car was made by Karl Benz. The car was powered by an Otto gasoline engine.
  • Henry Ford

    Henry Ford
    Henry Ford makes the assembly line.
  • Change roles for Women

    Change roles for Women
    Jeannette Rankin was the first women to be elected to Congress. Slowly, women were given spots in the government.
  • The Red Scare

    The Red Scare
    The Red Scare started in 1917 when Russia had a revolution. Russia was then called the Soviet Union, and the government turned into communits.
  • The Red Scare

    The Red Scare
    When it happen, the US was scared that communists would try to change the government here. When they saw people wear red, they would think that was a communists.
  • Roles of African Americans

    Roles of African Americans
    African Americans were able to help out in World War 1 and they got some of their rights, but not at first.
  • The Palmer Raids

    The Palmer Raids
    Was named after Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer. People were suspected as anarchists and other things.
  • Roles of African Americans

    Roles of African Americans
    African Americans start the Jazz Age in Harlem, New York. They had a big effect on jazz music.
  • KKK

    This is when the second group started. The klan went after African Americans, Christians, and other groups that they thought that didn't belong.
  • Palmer Raids

    Palmer Raids
    Thousands of people were arrested, but some were never charged or tried for a crime.
  • Mechanization of Labor

    Mechanization of Labor
    Slowly, techology began to advance durning this time period.
  • Start of Prohibition

    Start of Prohibition
    Prohibition means that the sale, manufacture, and transportation of alcohol was banned because of the Eighteenth Amendment. The women were grateful that it was taking into place because they thought that the households would be more safe from their husbands. The men on the other hand didn't like it.
  • Changing roles of women

    Changing roles of women
    When the Nineteenth Amendment was passed, women were given the right to vote.
  • Mechanization of Labor

    Mechanization of Labor
    When this happen, the farmers were able to sell their product more faster. The city also grew from the technology and more jobs were being created.
  • Restrictions on immigration

    Restrictions on immigration
    There were restrictions on immigration now because of the National Origins Act.
  • Restrictions on immigrantion

    Restrictions on immigrantion
    Immigrants must be able to pass certain things before they are allowed to be in America.
  • Airplane

    The airplanes were used for wars, and they were also used to send mail.
  • Radio

    First radio station to be broadcasted.
  • National Origins Act

    National Origins Act
    It was written to limit the number of immigrants that enter the United States.
  • Automatic Vending Machine

    Automatic Vending Machine
    In the the 1920s, the first soda vending machine was created.
  • End of Prohibition

    End of Prohibition
    The Twenty-first Amendment replaced the Eighteenth Amendment.