Roaring Twenties

  • Volstead Act

    The Volstead Act was put into effect to stop the consumption and sales of alcohol over .5%. It was thought that this would lower deaths, and crime as well as improving the economy and quality of life.
  • Sacco and Vanzetti Trial

    Sacco and Vanzetti were arrested and charged with murder and armed robbery. Although they were not the people who committed this act they were still sentenced and accused of it.
  • Einstein Lectures

    In April, 1921 Albert Einstein Showed how logicall correct he was about the theory of relativity and the laws that surround it. As some people were intrigued and believed every word others were not so sure about this nonsense, the informations was back with evidence.
  • Supreme Court Declares 19th Amendment

    On this date, the 19 Amendment was declared constitutional. this Amendment gave women the right to vote. By allowing this some of the power of decision was handed over tot eh women.
  • King Tut's Tomb Found

    Howard Carter was searching for anciets huts when we came upon the stairs to a tomb. He had no idea what he had found until they had cleared it out the ground and found what they discovered. King Tut's tomb.
  • President Harding Dies

    President Harding was on his way to Alaska, making many stops to conduct speeches. Along the way he came down with food piosoning, and died a few days later in San Fransico.
  • Scopes Monkey Trial

    John Scopes was arrested and put on trial for teaching evolution. This happened months before the Butler Act was pt into effect. The Butler Act made it illegal to teach darwin or evoltution in schools. John was guilty as charged.
  • First Winnie The Pooh Book

    The first Winnie the Pooh book was created by A.A. Milne. In 1926. It was the start of a new series and childs generation.
  • Ford Model A

    The Ford Model A was the second successful car made by the Ford motor company, the Model T being the first. It was available in four standard colors, and 4,849,340 were produced
  • St. Francis Dam

    Teh St. Francis Dam was built by the Bureau of water Works and Supply of los Angeles. The dam failed on its first filing killing 450 people, making it the work civil engineering catastrophy of the twentieth century.
  • Stock Market Crash

    The stock market was booming in the 1920's then people were buying and selling unstabily. The people wanted all the new technology such as radios and refridgerators. The people started to panic and wanted to sell their stocks all at the same time.
  • First Two Color T.V.

    US Bell Labs created a color T.V. The Bell Labs used three banks of photocells with the appropriate filters, in stead of colored discs consisting of green, red, and blue.
  • St. Valentine's Day Massacre

    Seven men of the "bugs", Moran's gangland outfit, were lined up agaisnt the wall by two men dressed as police officers, their guns taken away. Then two men, "hitman" busted into the garage and open fired killing all the men. When the police arrived they called it a " massacre".
  • Enforcement of Immigration Act

    The immigration Act was enforced, this made it so immigrants could not stay here without permission. There were now rules and stipulations to being able to live in the United States. They must be followed or immigrantes would be deported.
  • Black Thursday

    This date was the start of the Great Depression! The stock market crashed which ment the "roaring" twenties was now coming to a sudden halt with everything spiraling downward.