Ally's Timeline!

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In History
  • Prohibition Begins

    Wives felt that alcohol was the cause of many problems with their husbands so they made the manufacture, sale, and transportation of liquor illegal.
  • Teapot Dome Scandal

    The Teapot Dome Scandal was a bribery scandal and investigation of Warren G. Harding was president.
  • President Coolidge is Elected

    Vice President Coolidge had assumed the office of presidency the year after President Warren Harding died. But Coolidge still had to convince the American public to elect him as president.
  • The Spirit of St. Louis Takes Off

    The Spirit of St. Louis was designed to get to Paris. Extra fuels tanks were added and the wing span increased to accommodate the additional weight. The plane would have a maximum range of 4,000 miles, more than enough to get to Paris. It was completed on April 28, 1927. Charles A. Lindbergh was to fly nonstop from New York to Paris.
  • The Spirit of St. Louis Lands

    American pilot Charles A. Lindbergh lands at Le Bourget Field in Paris, successfully completing the first solo, nonstop transatlantic flight and the first ever nonstop flight between New York to Paris
  • President Hoover was Elected

    In the presidential election of 1928, Hoover easily won the Republican nomination, despite having no previous elected office experience.
  • Black Tuesday

    It was the most devastating stock market crash in the history of the United States of America. The crash began a 12-year economic slump that affected all the Western industrialized countries. It did not end in the United States until the onset of WWII at the end of 1941.
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    Dust Bowl Years

    A severe dust storm grew to dangerous heights and engoulfed many states at a time.
  • Hawley-Smoot Tarrif Act

    An act sponsored by United States Senator Reed Smoot and Representative Willis C. Hawley. It raised U.S. tariffs on over 20,000 imported goods to record levels.
  • Bonus Army March

    WWI veterans, families, and groups protested in Washintgon D.C.
  • President Franklin D. Roosevelt is Elected

    Franklin D. Roosevelt used what he called Hoover's failure to deal with economic problems as a platform for his own election, promising reform in his policy called the New Deal. Roosevelt won the election of 1932 by a landslide.
  • Civilian Conservation Corps

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

    It was a corporation clothed with the power of government but possessed of the flexibility and initiative of a private enterprise.
  • FDIC

    Kept peoples money safe until the crash.
  • Prohibition Ends

    Many men were going crazy without alcohol so the government ended prohidition to stop the vilence it created.
  • Works Program Administration

    It was the largest New Deal agency, employing millions to carry out public works projects. It fed children and redistributed food, clothing, and housing.
  • Social Security Act

    The legislation initially provided federal health insurance for the elderly (over 65) and for poor families.
  • Beginning of WWII

    Adolf Hitler was power hungry and wanted more land. As a result World War 2 started.