• Air Conditioner

    Air Conditioner
    The first temperature/humidty controlling device was released.
  • Double-Edged Safety Razor

    Double-Edged Safety Razor
    The safety razor was patented and produced, easing process of shaving.
  • Model T Introduced

    Model T Introduced
    The Model T was the first car introduced in the United States. This was an enormous impact, and helped countless Americans and industries.
  • Women March

    Women March
    Women marched up Fifth Avenue in NYC demanding the right to vote.
  • Assembly Line

    Assembly Line
    The assemly line was introduced by Henry Ford. It greatly increased the rate at which cars could be produced, and lowered their costs. It also impacted society, and began being used for other products.
  • Literacy Test

    Literacy Test
    Congress approved the Literacy Test to get into the states. Once again, it was harder to get into the states for immigrants.
  • Immigration Act of 1917

    Immigration Act of 1917
    This was an act that put many restrictions on immigrants. These included an $8 entry tax, and added many conditions the immigrants had to fill. It made it much harder to get into the states.
  • The Harlem Renaissance

    The Harlem Renaissance
    The Harlem Renaisssance was a time with much music and writing. It showed that African Americans were very talented in both music and writing, such as Langston Hughes and Louis Armstrong.
  • Start Of Prohibition

    Start Of Prohibition
    The Eighteenth Amendment was passed, banning all alcohol in the United States. This began the period known as prohibition.
  • Pop-up Toaster

    Pop-up Toaster
    Charles Strite invented the pop-up toaster, making it possible to toast two sides of bread at once.
  • Palmer Raids

    Palmer Raids
    A Series of raids against suspected radicals and communists, begining November 7, 1919.
  • Emma Goldman Deportation

    Emma Goldman Deportation
    Emma Goldman, one of the prominent was deported along with hundreds of radicals. She was considered the nation's most dangerous female at the time.
  • Red Scare Bombing

    Red Scare Bombing
    In 1920, a bomb exploded in front of the J. P. Morgan office on Wall Street, killing 38 and injuring another 400. Many thought a plot to overthrow the government was on its way after this.
  • Nineteench Amendment

    Nineteench Amendment
    The nineteench amendment gave all citizins the right to vote. Women finally had the say they had wanted.
  • KKK Attack

    KKK Attack
    In Florida, when two black men attempted to vote, the Klan attacked their town. Eight were killed, and around 25 buildings were set on fire.
  • KKK Klaverns

    KKK Klaverns
    The KKK arrived in Oregon and began setting up "klaverns" in highly white populated areas to attract klansmen.
  • Bessie Coleman

    Bessie Coleman
    Coleman became the first African American to get a pilot's liscense,
  • National Origins Act

    National Origins Act
    The act established a system of national quotas that discriminated against immigrants. Southern and Eastern Europes were very restriced, and Asians were basically omited.
  • End of Prohibition

    End of Prohibition
    The Twenty-first Amendment was passed, repealing the Eighteenth Amendment. This ended prohibiton in America.
  • Automatic Hay Baler

    Automatic Hay Baler
    This machine automatically tied bales of hay with twine, making it labor much easier ad mechanized.