Chapter 25 Timeline

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  • Modern KKK founded

    The modern KKK was founded in the Stone Mountains in Georgia with Colonel William J. Simmons and 34 followers
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  • Eighteenth Amendment Passed

    The eighteenth amendment prohibited manufacture, sale, and comsumption of alcohol.
  • Red Scare Begins

    Fear of communism increased ten fold after the events of the First World War. The first Red Scare began in this time period.
  • Bombing of Palmer

    Bombing of Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer's house prompted the rounding up and deporting of foreign radicals
  • Round Up!

    Round Up!
    Rounding up of foreign radicals and deportation begins, with complete disregard for due process of the law
  • Volstead Act

    The Volstead Act enabled enforcement of the eighteenth amendment and prohibition
  • 19th Amendment

    The 19th amendment to the constitution granted women in America the right to vote.
  • Main Street

    Sinclair Lewis' Main Street satirized small town America
    ***Date not specific
  • Shepphard-Towner Act

    The Shepphard-Towner Act provided federal aid to establish state programs for maternal and infant healthcare
  • Time Magazine

    The first issue of Time Magazine was put into publication by Henry Luce
  • Warren Harding Dies

    Warren G. Harding died of a heart attack and Calvin Coolidge assumed presidency
  • American Mercury

    H.L. Mencken founds the "American Mercury" magazine, featured writing by a number of well known authors
  • Equal Rights Amendment Introduced

    The National Women's Party succeeded in getting the Equal Rights Amendment introduced to Congress
  • National Origins Quota Act

    The Nationa Origins Quota Act limited European immigration to 150,000 a year.
  • The Great Gatsby

    F. Scott Fitgerald's The Great Gatsby took place after the first world war during the roaring twenties. This is his greatest known novel.
  • Scopes Monkey Trial

    John Scopes was put on trial for teaching evolution in school. He was defended by famed lawyer Clarence Darrow and prosecuted by Christian fundamentalist William Jennings Bryan
  • Child Labor Amendment Fails

    The Child Labor Amendment failed in 1925 and led to a decline in huminatarian reform.
    *****Date not specific.
  • The Hollow Man

    T.S. Eliot had his poem The Hollow man published in 1925, it described the emptiness of the modern man.
  • End of Model T Production

    Ford Motors ended the production of the popular Model T after a slump in sales
  • Model A Produced

    Ford Motors produced the Model A five months after the cease in production of the Model T