History Timeline

  • Mechanization of Labor- Washing Machine

    The washing machine made washing clothes faster and easier.
  • First Assmebly Lines

    Henry Ford began using assembly lines in 1908 for his car business.
  • First Model T

    Henry Ford built the first Model T car- an affordable car.
  • Women in the government

    Jeannette Rankin was the first women to be elected to congress. This really was a step up for women.
  • Palmer Raids Begin- Red Scare Event

    Palmer Raids begin- many people are attacked and arrested who were suspected to be anarchists.
  • Prohibition begins

    Prohibition began when when the Eighteeth Amendment was passed, outlawing the manufacture, sale, or transportation of alcohol.
  • African Americans- Marcus Garvey

    Marcus Garvey was the leader of the largest black mass in history, with his "back-to-Africa" movement.
  • African Americans and the Harlem Renissance

    Many African Americans moved north in search of a better life.
  • Palmer Raids End

    Thousands of people where arrested ending the Palmer Raids.
  • Women Earn the Right to Vote

    The Nineteeth Amendment was passed which gave the women the right to vote.
  • Modern Convenience- Radio

    The radio made it easier for people to listen to news and other things happening in the world.
  • Restrictions on Immigration

    Because of the National Origins Act there were new restrictions on labor.
  • Mechanization of Labor- Airplane

    The airplane made it easier to transport goods from place to place.
  • Modern Convenience- Radio

    The first radio broadcast was made.
  • National Origins Act- An Immigration Event

    The National Origins Act was passed. It restricted immigration. It took place during the Red Scare
  • KKK

    The KKK celebrated when they beat a democratic party. they burned crosses.
  • KKK march on Washington

    The Ku Klux Klan marched down Washington. There were thousands of KKK members in the "parade."
  • Modern convenience- Vending Machine

    The first soda vending machine was invented in the 1920's.
  • Sacco and Vanzetti arrested

    Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti are accused of shooting and killing two men at a shoe factory. They were charged as anarchists. They were later put to death in the electric chair on August 23, 1927.
  • Prohibition ends

    The Twenty-first Amendment was passed, which repealed the Eighteenth Amendment. This ended the Prohibition.