Great depression

The Great Depression

  • Prohibition Begins

    Prohibition Begins
    The 18th amendment making the manufacturing, sailing, and transportation of liquor illiegal.
  • Teapot Dome Scandal

    Teapot Dome Scandal
    Albert Fall wanted to sell land from the government for money.
  • President Coolidge Election

    President Coolidge Election
    Coolidge was vice president until President Harding died in office.
  • Spirit Of St. Louis starts its flight

    Spirit Of St. Louis starts its flight
    Started from New York over to Paris.
  • Spirit Of St. Louis ends its flight

    Spirit Of St. Louis ends its flight
    It was a 33 1/2 hour flight.
  • Black Tuesday

    Black Tuesday
    The day the stock market crashed.
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    Dust Bowl Years

    A period of severe dust storms causing major ecological and agricultural damage to america.
  • Hawley-Smoot Tariff Act

    Hawley-Smoot Tariff Act
    An act sponsored by United States senator Reed Smoot and representative Willis C. Hawley that raised U.S tariff on over 20,000 imported goods to record levels.
  • President Hoover Election

    President Hoover Election
    The election took place as the effects of the 1929 Wall Street Crash and the Great Depression were being felt intensly across the country.
  • Bonus Army March

    Bonus Army March
    1,000 veterans who came to Washington D.C to complain about money.
  • Civilian Conservation Corps

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

    Tennessee Valley Authority
    A federally owned cooperation in the United States created by congressional charter to provide navigation, food control, electricity generation, fertilizer manufacturing, and economic development.
  • Prohibition Ends

    Prohibition Ends
    With the ratification of the 21 amendment.
  • FDIC

    A united States government corperation created by the Glass-Steagall Act of 1933. It provides deposit insurance which guarantees the safety of deposits in member banks, $25,000 per person per bank.
  • Social Sercurity Act

    Social Sercurity Act
    A social Insurance program that is funded through dedicated payroll taxes called Federal Insurance Contribution Act (FICA)
  • President Franklin D. Roosevelt election

    President Franklin D. Roosevelt election
    He won by a landslide against Alfred M. Landon.
  • Beginnning of WWII

    Beginnning of WWII
    Germany attacked Poland which signaled the beginning of World War 2.