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The Roaring Twenties! :)

  • Normalcy

    Wikipedia - Normalcy
    Normalcy was what Warren G. Hading promised America after WW1. He said that he bring the country back to where it was before the war had started. He used this as the major solgan in his campaign for the Presidential Election.
  • Prohibiton, 18th Amendment

    Prohibiton, 18th Amendment
    Prohibition - Wikipedia
    Prohibition was the 18th Amendment. It passed in 1917 but wasn't offically forced until 1920. It banned the production, transportation, sale and consumption of alcohol. By the banning of alcohol, the United States became a crime strucken country. The men were for alcohol and the women were very much against it. Women were against alcohol because they witnessed the effects first hand.
  • Sacco and Vanzetti Trial

    Sacco and Vanzetti Trial
    Sacco and Vanzetti were two Italian men who were convicted of murdering two men during an armed robbery in Massachusetts near a mill. One of the men was a paymaster. After a controversial trial and a series of appeals, the two immigrants were executed on August 23, 1927. This shows how scared Americans were immigrants and radicals.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    Everyone was becoming more accepted during the 1920's, even women's right. Due to the 19th Amendment women finally got the right to vote. This proved how open America was becoming.
  • PB&J

    The Peanutbutter and jelly sandwich became very famous during the year 1922. To this day today it said that most American's will 1,500 before they graduate high school.
  • Charleston

    The song and dance the Charleston came from the broadway play "Runnin' Wild." It became the most popular tune of the decade. It devolped in African-American backgrounds but even though its routes it is usually associated with white flappers and speak easies. Many people of the older generation thought the song and dance were outragous and immoral. This shows how the younger generation was evolving.
  • President Harding Dies

    President Harding Dies
    President Harding passed away while in office, Collige is than sworn in as president the next day. Even though they were both republicans they looked at presidency in two different ways. Harding was focused on normalcy and Coolige was all about business. This was the end of normalcy.
  • Tea Pot Dome Scandal

    Tea Pot Dome Scandal
    Major Events of the 1920's - Tea Pot Dome
    The Tea Pot Dome Scnadal was an oil reserve scandal that happened during the 1920's. Albert Fall, a senator, got control of the oil field in 1921 and was illegally leasing the field out to oil companies and keeping the money for himself. The scandal got out in 1924 and he was put on trial and charged. This was an example of the corruption that plaqued Harding's Presidency.
  • The National Origins Act

    The National Origins Act
    The 1921 National Origins Act limited immigration in any year to 3% of the number of foreign-born members of a nationality group as shown in the 1910 census.
    After receiving complaints that the 1921 act still let in too many Italians, Greeks, Slavs, Poles, and Jews, the Johnson-Reed Act of 1924 reduced quotas to just 2% of 1890 census, which was of course a much smaller number. The KKK became very popular during the 1920's, but not just towards blacks.
  • Scopes Trial

    Scopes Trial
    The Scopes Trial, which is also known as the "Monkey Trial" was against John T. Scopes and The Butler act of Tennessee. The Butler Act is a law in the state of TN that states that it is illegal to teach evolution. Scopes was found guilty but the verdict was overturned. The teaching of science and evolution expanded, as fundamentalist efforts to use state laws to reverse the trend had failed in the court of public opinion.This shows that America was moving away from religion and more to science.
  • First Non-Stop Flight across the Atlantic

    First Non-Stop Flight across the Atlantic
    Charles Lindburgh, also known as Lucky Lindy was the first man to fly non-stop across the Atlantic Ocean. People found this fascinating because most people thought it could not be done. He flew from Long Island, New York to Paris, France. This showed that America was progressing to bigger and better things, this is one of the key points why it is called the "Roaring Twenties"
  • Babe Ruth breaks Homerun Record

    Babe Ruth breaks Homerun Record
    People's History - Yankees and Babe Ruth
    During the 1920's the Yankees were on fire, along with their star player Babe Ruth. During the 1927 season Babe ruth broke the record for the most homeruns during one season. By all the money Babe Ruth brought in the Yankees were able to build their own stadium, which is called "The house that Ruth built."
  • First Mickey Mouse Film!

    First Mickey Mouse Film!
    The first Mickey Mouse movie was Steamboat Willie which is still showen on Disney Channel til this day. It was produced by Walter Disney. Disney is a phenomenon to this day. It's where "All Dreams Come True"
  • St. Valentine's Day Masacre

    St. Valentine's Day Masacre
    The St. Valentine's Day Massacre was the the murder of 7 seven people between two gangs in Chicago. The plan was designed by Al Capone's Gang. Their plan was to eliminate Polish-Irish Bugs Moran. This event marked the end of Moran's power. He still managed to keep control of his land until the 1930's.
  • Black Tuesday

    Black Tuesday
    Enotes - Black Tuesday
    Black Tuesday was the day that the New York Stock Exchange crashed. Many people who owned stock and had bought out loans to buy the stokc went bankrupt. Black Tuesday marked the beginning of the Great Depression.