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CH 25 1920s

  • Second Klan Founded

    Second Klan Founded
    second Klan founded at stone mountain to fight immigration, communism, and anything else they didn't like
  • 18th amendment

    18th amendment
    congress passes the 18th amendment to make alcohal illegal
  • Volstead act passed

    Volstead act passed
    Volstead act passed to enforce the 18th amendment
  • Palmer Raid

    Palmer Raid
    Attorney General palmer raids Russian workers, in response to the Red scare and Arrests Thousands
  • Soviet Ark

    Soviet Ark
    the soviety ark takes almost 300 deportees back to Russia due to the red scare
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    Prohibition of alcohal under the volstead act. Effective until repealled in 1933
  • Sacco and venzetti

    Sacco and venzetti
    Sacco and Vanzetti found guilty of murder, with little evidence brought up abouthe actual crime
  • 19th amendment ratified

    19th amendment ratified
    the 19th amendment made it illegal to deny voting based on sex
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    Warren G harding's presidency until his death of a heart attack
  • Emergency Quota Act

    Emergency Quota Act
    emergency act passed by congress to restrict immigration from a nation to 3% of that nations population the Us
  • Sheppard Towner Act

    Sheppard Towner Act
    Act supported maternity and child hood care, victory for femenists
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    Calivin Coolidge's presidency from HArding's death, through his reelection until Hoover took over in 1928
  • Equal rights amendment

    Equal rights amendment
    Equal rights amendment brought to congress by the NArtional Women's PArty. Opposed by many who said women needed protection, not equality, and that equal pay would bring men's pay down.
  • Democratic national convention

    Democratic national convention
    highly divisive convention, in which the Klna's power was show when they blocked a movement of censure against them
  • National Origins Quota Act

    National Origins Quota Act
    Restricted immigration to 2% of that countries US population
  • Scopes trial

    Scopes trial
    scopes trial over evolution ends with scopes being found guilty.
  • Klan declines

    Klan declines
    Klan membership declines rapidly after 1925 due to radicalism and lower public opinion
  • Sacco and vanzetti executed

    Sacco and vanzetti executed
    Sacco and Vanzetti are executed due to their trial in 1920
  • election of 1928

    election of 1928
    important election in forecasting the coming shift of the democratic party towards the cities and the Repoublicans towards rural areas
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    Hoover's presidency
  • Black Tuesday

    Black Tuesday
    The stock market crash triggers the great depression tha twill go on for 12 years