American History 1919-1929 Timeline

  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    Enacted to establish prohibition in the United States. It prohibited the use of "intoxicating liqours". The government had created an act that had enfored the stict amendment.
  • Lenin and the Red Scare

    Lenin and the Red Scare
    Vladimir Lenin had started a revolution in Russia that had changed the Russian government to communism. The U.S. had passed an act tht would blacklist anyone that had been thought to be involoved with communism.
  • Volstead Act

    Volstead Act
    Had enabled legislation of the 18th amendment. established prohibition in the United States
  • Palmer Raids

    Palmer Raids
    The Palmer Raids were attempts by the Untied States to arrest and get rid of radical "left-side" politicians. Over 500 forgien citizens were arrested due to the raids.
  • Sacco & Vanzetti Trial

    Sacco & Vanzetti Trial
    Sacco and Vanzetti had been arrestred for commited a robbery and a murder. The people had protested against the court and the fact that there was a trial. The two were then, after 7 years of investigating, the two were sentenced to death.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    The amendment that gave women the right to vote and have rights. Ratified by Woodrow Wilson.
  • Teapot Dome Affair

    Teapot Dome Affair
    A bribery incident that took place in the United States. It mostly had taken place at Teapot Rock in Wyoming. It delt with the oil feilds that were to the north of the rock. It transferred the control of its oil feilds over to the Department of the Interior
  • National Origins Act

    National Origins Act
    The law was enacted to limit the annual rate of immigrants coming in to the United States It was mostly to restrict Southern and Eastern European immigrants.
  • Scopes Trial

    Scopes Trial
    Court that stated John Scopes had violated the Butler Act which says that its unlawful to teach evolution. John Scopes was a teacher and did teach evolution. He didn't think it should illegal to teach it. Due to a technicality, the court was overuled and he was free
  • Charles Lindbergh Crosses the Atlantic

    Charles Lindbergh Crosses the Atlantic
    First person to fly a plane across the Atlantic Ocean. He flew from New York to France and fought as a pilot in World War 2
  • The Jazz Singer

    The Jazz Singer
    The first talking movie (first to have people talking). It is a full-lenght motion picture that has people talking that the viewer could hear, unlike the ones before.
  • Steamboat Willie

    Steamboat Willie
    Created by Walt Disney. It was the first ever animated video. It was the introduction of the worlds most well known character, Mickey Mouse
  • Hoover Elected President

    Hoover Elected President
    Hoover had won the eclection of 1929. He is known for the Hoover Dam. He also tried to combat the the stock market crash which happened eight months after he was elected
  • Wall Street Market Crash

    Wall Street Market Crash
    The greatest stock market crash in the history of the United States. It waqs the start of a 12-year depression in the U.S. It crashed after a big, 6-year rise in the market then it came tumbling dwn to the ground