Chapter 25

  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    Prohibits production, sal, or transportation of alcoholic beverages.
    Consumption reduced
  • Red Scare

    Red Scare
    a nation-wide anti-radical hysteria provoked by a mounting fear and anxiety that a Bolshevik revolution in America was imminent — a revolution that would change Church, home, marriage, civility, and the American way of Life.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    prohibits each state and the federal government from denying any citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's sex.
  • WWJ

    First Radio Commercial radio Program
  • Transcontinental airmail

    Transcontinental airmail
    The Transcontinental airmail service was inaugurated in September
  • Henry Luce

    Henry Luce
    He begins writing Time Magazine
  • KKK

    Murders, and torture exposed in Newspapers
  • Bonus Bill

    Bonus Bill
    Veteran's World War I bonus bill was passed
  • Teapot Dome

    Teapot Dome
    an unprecedented bribery scandal and investigation during the White House administration of United States President Warren G. Harding.
  • National Origins Act

    National Origins Act
    Quotas were set for the number of immigrants that were allowed to come in
  • Democratic Split

    Democratic Split
    Urban-rual split weakened the Democrats
    this was a major shift in political loyalties
  • Scopes Trial

    Scopes Trial
    Discredited fundamentalism amoung intellectuals.
    "Modernists" gained mainline churches,
  • KKK

    Membership hits 5 million
  • Dance

    First Martha Graham Dance recital
  • Sacco and Vanzetti

    Sacco and Vanzetti
    Sacco and Vanzetti were executed
  • Jazz

    "The Jazz Singer" comes out with the first singing-talking soundtrack
  • Charles Lindbergh

    Charles Lindbergh
    First flight completed over the atlantic to Paris
  • Babe Ruth

    Babe Ruth
    He hit 60 homeruns
  • Election of 1928

    Election of 1928
    Hoover raigned over Smith.
    Religion was the campaign's decisive issue
  • 18th Amendment Repealed

    18th Amendment Repealed
    The 18th Amemndment was reapealed because it didnt work