• dishwasher

    invented by josephine cochrane
    patented at the 1893 World Fair
  • radio

    invented by Guglielmo Marconi
    new form of entertainment
    quickly grew in popularity
  • Ford Motor Company

    Ford Motor Company
    founded by Henry Ford
    produced cars cheaper than others
  • Washing Machine

    Washing Machine
    first electrically powered washing machine
    lowered amount of time women had to spend doing laundry
  • vacuum cleaner

    vacuum cleaner
    invented by james spangler
    a janitor who patented it
    popular with women
  • assembly line

    assembly line
    used by henry ford's motor company
    mass production
  • tractor

    made farmers' work easier
    horses were less needed
  • restriction on immigration

    restriction on immigration
    limited percent of immigrants allowed into the country
    according to the Federal Census it was 3%
  • lynching

    leo frank hanged by ku klux klan
  • Red Scare Mail Bomb

    Red Scare Mail Bomb
    Thomas W. Hardwick, Georgia senator, was sent a disguised bomb in the mail which blew off the hands of the housekeeper when she attempted to open the box.
  • palmer raids

    palmer raids
    started by Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer
    raids were in response to the red scare
  • Harlem Renaissance

    Harlem Renaissance
    critical rebirth for blacks
    black literature and music became very well known
    brought attention to the Progressives for African American Rights
  • Prohibition: the beginning

    Prohibition: the beginning
    Prohibition came into effect when the Eighteenth Amendment came in effect. It was strongly supported by women.
  • National Negro Baseball League

    National Negro Baseball League
    created by Rube Foster
    still couldn't play with whites
  • Palmer Raids end

    Palmer Raids end
    judge George Anderson ends raids
  • Women and the 19th Amendment

    Women and the 19th Amendment
    Many women worked in factories making war materials during the 1920s. They argued that their status had changed and they demanded suffrage, so President Wilson ratified the 19th Amendment.
  • Red Scare Wall Street Bombing

    Red Scare Wall Street Bombing
    The bomb went off at 12:01 P.M. in the financial district's busiest section, killing 38 people and wounding 400.
  • Emergency Quota Act

    Emergency Quota Act
    limited number of immigrants
  • National Origins Act

    National Origins Act
    put limitations on immigration
  • first woman govenor

    first woman govenor
    nellie taylor ross
    governor of wyoming
    changing role of women
  • killing of Madge Oberholtzer

    killing of Madge Oberholtzer
    kidnapped by grand dragon of ku klux klan
  • Television

    invented by a Scottish man named John Baird
  • Execution of Sacco and Vanzetti

    Execution of Sacco and Vanzetti
    charged with shooting and killing two men at a shoe factory
    had to do with the red scare
  • Prohibition: the end

    Prohibition: the end
    The Cullen-Harrison Act came into effect on this date after Franklin Roosevelt signed a repeal allowing the manufacture of light wines and "3,2 beer".