American History B

  • Cars

    Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot built the first self propelled vehicle for the road it was a military tractor for the french.
  • computers

    No one really knows when the first computer was invented but in around 1820 two different computers that could be programed with punch cards.
  • telephone

    Alexander Bell invented the first telephone and becasue of it we have world wide communication.
  • The great migration

    The great migration it was a huge migration of african americans out of southern states.
  • 18th Amendment

    the 18th amendment made alcohol illegal starting the prohibition.
  • Radio

    The CB radio came out in the 1920's with 23 channels
  • 19th amendment

    Women gained the right to vote.
  • Emergency quota act

    restricted immagration in the US this was the most important event in immagration to america after the revolution.
  • Immagration Act

    this added new laws to the immagration laws already in place.
  • television

    The first t.v. was built by J.L. Braid
  • Black Thursday

    The day new york stock exchange crashed. Prices for stock were too high.
  • the hoover dam constructed

    this was a huge project involving thousands of workers and costing about 100 lives. the damn was dedicated to Franklin Roosevelt.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected President

    Roosevelt led U.S. through WW2
  • 21st amendment

    Prohibition is over
  • 1933 (state of economy)

  • GI bill of rights

    Ment to reabsorb millions of vetrans returning from WW2
  • Internet

    The internet started from arpanet in 1969