Roaring 20 s and dirty 30 s

The Roaring 20's and Dirty 30's

  • Prohibition begins

    Prohibition begins
    Many women wished to make the manufacture, distribution, and consumption of alcohol illegal because it was ruining America in their eyes. Congress complied to their demands with 18th Ammendment.
  • Teapot Dome Scandal

    Teapot Dome Scandal
    This scandal began because of bribery because of petroleum reserves un Teapot Dome Wyoming, by the United States Navy.
  • President Coolidge is elected

    President Coolidge is elected
    Did not want to use government money to help the country. Vetoed the McNary-Haugen bill that would support farmers.
  • The Spirit of St. Louis Starts its Flight

    The Spirit of St. Louis Starts its Flight
    This was the first non-stop flight from New York to Paris by Charles Lindbergh.
  • The Spirit of St. Louis ends its flight

    The Spirit of St. Louis ends its flight
    Charles Lindbergh lasted around 33 hours when he landed in Paris and was greeted like a star!
  • President Hoover is elected

    President Hoover is elected
    Many people blamed Hoover for the Great Depression. His staff was unable to help with the stock market crash and the Great Depression.
  • Black Tuesday

    Black Tuesday
    On this day stocks lost 13% of their value. This date is considered the beginning of the Great Depression.
  • The Dust Bowl Years

    The Dust Bowl Years
    This dust storm lasted a decada. The dust bowl was mainly in Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.
  • Hawley-Smoot Tariff Act

    Hawley-Smoot Tariff Act
    Raised tariffs to raise the United States economy. The goal was to protect businesses and farmers from foreign competition.
  • Bonus Army March

    Bonus Army March
    In late May, a group of veterans numbering around 1,000 came to Washington, D.C. to lobby for their cause.
  • President Roosevelt is elected

    President Roosevelt is elected
    President Roosevelt asked Congress to work fast to help the country in the Great Depression. They therefore enacted a program to bring recovery to business and agriculture, as well as help the unemployed find jobs and to those in danger of losing farms through the establishment of the Tennessee Valley Authority
  • FDIC

    This corporation was created in response to the thousands of bank failures that occurred in the 1920s and early 1930s. President Roosevelt was the president at this critical time.
  • Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)

    Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
    The TVA pledged to improve availability on the Tennessee River. It provided flood control,and helped replant forest and farm land. The TVA was one of the most ambitious projects of the New Deal.
  • Prohibition Ends

    Prohibition Ends
    The ratification of the 18th Ammendment ended the Prohibition era of drunk men in secret and angry wives crying for an end to the madness.
  • Works Progress Administration (WPA)

    Works Progress Administration (WPA)
    The Works Progress Administration (WPA) was instituted by presidential executive order under the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of April 1935, to generate public jobs for the unemployed
  • Social Security Act

    Social Security Act
    This act was a sweeping bill that generated an array of programs to aid numerous groups of Americans. The law got its title from the groundbreaking social insurance program designed to provide a steady income for retired workers aged 65 or older
  • Civilian Concervation Corps (CCC)

    Civilian Concervation Corps (CCC)
    Roosevelt proposed to recruit thousands of unemployed young men, enlist them in a peacetime army, and send them to battle with this corporation. More than any other New Deal agency, the CCC is considered to be Roosevelt's personal philosophy.
  • Beginning of WWII

    Beginning of WWII
    Hitler brainwashed the German people into believing that they were entitled to more than what they had and that they were superior. They launched war that would last 6 years.