Color purple

Cultural historical events within The Color Purple

  • Decade

    This was the decade where America was first considered a world power. The car had been invented and was being sold in great numbers at a time. America was continueing to modernize.
  • Titanic

    The tragedy of the Titanic shocks the nation.
  • World War I

    World War I
    The United States entered World War I
  • World War I

    World War I
    World War I ends
  • 1920's

    "There's nothing surer, the rich get richer, and the poor get poorer."
  • Harlem Renaissance

    Harlem Renaissance
    Also known as, "The New Negro Movement" It was an African Cultural movement in New York. Some of the arts discovered in this time continue to live on.
  • Entertainment

    The first talking motion picture was aired by Paramount Pictures
  • 1930's

    Decade of Depression
  • Dust Bowl

    Dust Bowl
    Great dust gusts; ruin crops and creates agricultural difficulties. Lasted over a span of 30 to 40 years.
  • Amelia Earhart

    Amelia Earhart
    Amelia Earhart disapears on her first voyage around the world.
  • 1940's

    World War II
  • World War II

    World War II
    The United States enter World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor.
  • 1950's

  • Civil Rights Movement

    Civil Rights Movement
    Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus, therefore, the Civil Rights Movement errupted.
  • States

    Alaska and Hawaii gain statehood!