The Great Depression

  • Prohibition Begins

    the forbidding by law of the manufacture, transport, and sale of alcohol
  • Teapot Dome Scandal

    The Teapot Dome Scandal was an unprecedented bribery scandal and investigation during the White House administration of United States President Warren G. Harding.
  • President Coolidge Gets Elected

    president coolidge was elected aftthe former president died, warren harding
  • The Spirit of St. Louis Begins it's Flight

    custom-built single engine, single seat monoplane that was flown solo by Charles Lindbergh
  • The Spirit of St. Louis Ends it's Flight

    He made the flight across the atlantic in one day
  • President Hoover Gets Elected

    before becoming the 31st president, he traveled the world as an engineer
  • Black Tuesday

    The day that the New York stock exchange crashed.
  • Hawley-Smoot Tariff Act

    raised U.S. tariffs on over 20,000 imported goods
  • Bonus Army March

    veterans and their famailies who protested in D.C.
  • Dust Bowl Years

    the years were drought caused dust storms
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    Dust Bowl Years

    a period of severe dust storms causing major ecological and agricultural damage to American and Canadian prairie lands
  • President Franklin D. Roosevelt Gets Elected

    the only american president elected to more than two terms
  • Civillian Conservation Corps

    A public work relief program for unemployed men age 18-25.
  • Tennessee Valley Authority

    The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is a federally owned corporation in the United States created by congressional charter in May 1933 to provide navigation, flood control, electricity generation, fertilizer manufacturing, and economic development in the Tennessee Valley, a region particularly affected by the Great Depression.
  • Prohibiton Ends

    The 21st Amendment to the US Constitution is ratified, repealing the 18th Amendment and bringing an end to the era of national prohibition
  • FDIC

    an independent agency created by the US Congress to maintain stability and public confidence
  • Social Security Act

    The original Social Security Act[1] (1935) and the current version of the Act, as amended[2] encompass several social welfare and social insurance programs
  • Works Progress administration

    instituted an eight hour day for city workers