Ch.25 By ma_pchiro Period: Nov 17, 1918 to Nov 17, 1930 Ch.25 Jan 16, 1919 Eighteenth Amendment This amendment was passed and prohibited the sale and consumption of alcohol. Nov 17, 1919 Red Scare U.S. agents arrested 1700 in the Red Scare raids. Aug 28, 1920 Nineteenth Amendment This amendment was ratified and granted women's suffrage. Sep 18, 1920 Transcontinental airmail service This service was inaugurated and it provided mail to be shipped to other continents. Nov 17, 1920 Budget Bureau created This bureau was set up to oversee federal spending. Nov 18, 1920 WWJ -Detroit broadcast This station was the first commercial radio program. Nov 18, 1922 The Waste Land is published Eliot wrote this poem about profound despair. Mar 3, 1923 Time Magazine Henry Luce begins publishing Time magazine. Nov 18, 1923 KKK Newspapers began exposing Ku Klux Klan graft, torture, and murder. Nov 18, 1923 Equal Rights Amendment The NWP proposed this amenmdent to give women more rights. Nov 18, 1924 Teapot Dome scandal Two oil promoters gave Al Fall nearly four hundred thousand in loans and bribes; in return, he helped them secure leases on naval oil reserves in Elk Hills, California, and Teapot Dome, Wyoming. Nov 18, 1924 Bonus Bill The Veteran's World War I bonus bill was passed. This payed for insurance policies. Nov 18, 1924 National Origins Quota Act This act was passed and restricted immigration from Europe and banned immigration from Asia. Apr 10, 1925 The Great Gatsby is published F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote this book about the roaring twenties. Jul 21, 1925 Scopes Trial John Scopes was convicted of teaching the theory of evolution in violation of Tennesse law. Jun 24, 1927 Lindbergh Charles Linbergh completed first nonstop transatlantic flight from New York to Paris. Aug 23, 1927 Execution of Italian anarchists Sacco and Vanzetti were executed for murder without a trial. Oct 6, 1927 The Jazz Singer This movie was the first to feature a singing talking soundtrack. Nov 18, 1927 Farm-control bill Coolidge vetoed this bill because he didn't want government intervention. Nov 10, 1928 Election Herbert Hoover defeated Al Smith in this election.