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20th Century Timeline

  • Sewing Machine

    Sewing Machine
    The first successful sewing machine that was patented was created in 1846 by Elias Howe.
  • Refrigerator

    The refrigerator allowed people to store and keep their food cold.
  • Tap Water and Plumbing

    Tap Water and Plumbing
    Tap water and plumbing allowed water to run so they could wash their hands and it makes the homes more sanitary.
  • Tractor

    The tractor allowed farmers to do farm work more easily.
  • Vacuum Cleaner

    Vacuum Cleaner
    The vacuum cleaner allowed cleaning to be much more efficient.
  • Introduction of the Automobile

    Introduction of the Automobile
    The introduction of the automobile had a huge impact in the 20th century.
  • Automobile Assembly Line

    Automobile Assembly Line
    Henry Ford created the assmebly line between 1908 and 1915.
  • Start of Prohibition

    Start of Prohibition
    The 18th amendment, which prohibitited the manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcohol, was ratified on January 16, 1919. This amendment came into effect on January 16, 1920.
  • Chicago Race Riots

    Chicago Race Riots
    On July 27, 1919 in Chicago there were dozens of race riots that killed and injured hundreds of people. This riot was considered the worst riot to ever happen in Illinois.
  • Boston Police Strike

    Boston Police Strike
    1,100 police officers, almost three fourths of the cities force, went on strike on September 9, 1919. The people of Boston took advantage of the smaller police force and started rioting.
  • Palmer Raids

    Palmer Raids
    The most ambitious raids of the Palmer Raids began on January 2, 1920.
  • KKK

    The Klu Klux Klan would burn a cross to scare people.
  • KKK

    The KKK would put on a white mask with two holes for the eyes and one hole for the mask. They woud go around to houses and act like they were a ghost to try and scare them.
  • Women Get To Vote

    Women Get To Vote
    Women gain suffrage in 1920.
  • Bessie Coleman

    Bessie Coleman
    Bessie Coleman was the first African American woman to have a pilots license.
  • Limit on Immigration

    Limit on Immigration
    In 1921 a restriction was put on immigrants coming to America. Only 350,000 immigrants were allowed to come into America a year.
  • National Origins Act

    National Origins Act
    The National Origins act was passed in 1924.
  • Restrictions on Immigration

    Restrictions on Immigration
    In 1924 the government would not allow any Asians to come into the United States.
  • Harlem Renaissance

    Harlem Renaissance
    The Harlem Renaissance made a huge impact on the role of African Americans. It let African Americans express themselves.
  • Changes in the Role of Women

    Changes in the Role of Women
    Nellie Tayloe Ross was the first woman governor of the United States. She was inaugurated on January 5, 1925.
  • End of Acohol Prohibition

    End of Acohol Prohibition
    On December 5, 1933, the 21st amendment was passed which repealed the 18th amendment and allowed the sale and manufacture of alcohol.