Great Depression

  • Prohibtion Begins

    Prohibtion Begins
    Known as the Noble Experiment. During this time the sale, manufacturing, and transportation of alcohol was banned nationaly.
  • Teapot Dome Scandal

    Teapot Dome Scandal
    A bribery scandal during the administration of President Warren G. Harding. A debate about whether or not the US Navy should be allowed to lease out it's land to private companies.October 17th 1927.
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    Teapot Done Scandal

  • President Calvin Coolidge is elected

    President Calvin Coolidge is elected
    He was elected on November 4th 1924.
  • The Spirit of St. Louis Leaves New York for Paris

    The Spirit of St. Louis Leaves New York for Paris
    The single engine monoplane took off from New York with one person onboard. The person was Charles Lindbergh. He left Roosevelt Airfield in Garden City, New York.
  • The Spirit of St. Louis Lands

    The Spirit of St. Louis Lands
    The Spirit landed 33hours and 30 minutes later at LeBourget Aerodome in Paris, France. Winning the $25,000 Orteig Prize.
  • President Hoover is Elected

    President Hoover is Elected
    Hoover was elected on November, 6 1928
  • Black Tuesday

    Black Tuesday
    This is the day that the stock market crashed. It happend when people started panically selling their stocks. It left many people out of entire life savings.
  • Hawely Smoot Tariff Act

    Raised taxes on over 20,000 imported goods to record levels.
  • The Dust Bowl Years

    The Dust Bowl Years
    This time period was the time that major dust storms began rolling across the US depleating the cattle population and eroding soil.
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    Dust Bowl Years

  • President Roosevelt is elected

    President Roosevelt is elected
    He was elected on November 8th 1932
  • Civilian Conservation Corps

    Was created to give unskilled men labor during the Great Depression. It gave men ages 18-25 work, working in the Natural Resource field of work.
  • Prohibition Ends

    Prohibition Ends
    President Franklin Roosevelt signed an amendment to the Volstead Act. Allowing the manufacturing and sale of certain kinds of alchoholioc beverages.
  • Tennessee Valley Authority

    Tennessee Valley Authority
    Was established as a public power company to agencies. It is now the largest power company in the nation.
  • FDIC

    Was established to give the government the power to provide insurance to banks.
  • Social Security Act

    Social Security Act
    President Roosevelt became the first president to advocate the protection of the elderly by signing this act.