The 1920's

By noah_m
  • curse of the bambino

    curse of the bambino
    After trading Babe Ruth to the new york yankees for the largest sum of money ever paid for a mlb player, some say that ruth left the curse of the bambino,.Theredsox had already won 5 campionships and they didnt win another for 86 years until 2004. They have yet to win there 7th.
  • The Palmer raids

    The Palmer raids
    Attempts of the united states department of justice to arrest and deport left wing radicals, anarchsits, and comunists from the u.s. More than 500 foreign citizens were arrested detained and deported from the u.s. This event happened because of the red scare wich made u.s. citizens afraid of foreigners, wich caused them [out of fear] to act irrationaly.
  • 19th amendment

    19th amendment
    "section 1. The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex. " This is the date it was ratified and it finaly gave women the right to vote.
  • NFL

    The national football league was started by eleven teams. Today there are 32 teams and 2 conferences, with games more than 67000 in attendance. It is now americas most popular sport.
  • "phonofilm"

    First sound motion film, played at the Rivoli Theatre in New York City by Lee de Forest. He wasn't the one who invented it but he was the first to play it.
  • Teapot Dome Scandal

    Teapot Dome Scandal
    President harding at the time was the corrupted one. He took the oil reserves of the u.s. navy and gave drilling rights to private companys for bribes and kickbacks and cattle. Just an example of Hardings corruption.
  • Scopes Trial

    Scopes Trial
    A highschool biology teacher is accused of violating the butler act of dayton tennessee by teaching evolution. He was defended bya mr. clerance Darrow who was one of the most prominent of attorneys in the 1920s. In the end Scopes was fined 100 dollars, such a big deal for no reason...
  • Charles Lindenburg

    Charles Lindenburg
    Charles lindenburg was the first person to fly solo across the atlantic. it was a 3600 mile flight, he won 27000 for doing it and a lot of fame.
  • Amelia Earhart First women to fly across atlantic

    Amelia Earhart First women to fly across atlantic
    Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly over the Atlantic Ocean. She set many other records and was the first women to receive distinguished flyinh cross. She died somewhere over the east pacific.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Is Born

    Martin Luther King Jr. Is Born
    Future civil rights activist is born in his papys house on this a day suh,
  • St. Valentines day massacre

    St. Valentines day massacre
    Al capone leader of a south side gang of italians suspected of killing 7 other north side irsh gang members over prohibition disputes,
  • Black Tuesday

    Black Tuesday
    The wall street crash of 1929, the most devastating crash of all u.s. history.This crash cause a ten year economic slump for western hemisphere industries.