American History B Timeline

  • Nov 14, 1500


    the first computer comapany was Electronic Controls Company. IBM 1500 was the first portble computer. in 1976 the first apple computer was first designed.
  • car

    1672 the first car was invented. the first cars were steam engines. in 1885 Karl Benz designed and built a car powered by gasoline
  • Frisbee invented

    they would use the empty pie tins as a frisbee thats how that game started. 1820, Elihu Frisbie created a frisbee. Walter Frederick Morrison is the one that invented the plastic frisbee.
  • telephone

    Telephone was invented by Alexander Graham Bell in 1876. He invented the telephone in accident while he was trying to invent a device that could send more than one telegram at the same time. The first telephones worked by an operator you would tellher who you wanted to call and then they would pulg the cord if the number wasnt busy.
  • The Great Migration

    Mexican were descriminated. Now most mexicans live in the southwestern region. A push factor is that they came over here because of the bad economy in Mexico.
  • 19th amendment

    it was Passed by Congress June 4, 1919 it gives the right for women to vote.
  • 18th amendment

    in 1920 the Congress ratified the 18th Amendment. it was prohibiting the manufacture, transportation and sale of intoxicating liquors. tha amendment led to bootlegged alcohol.
  • immigration act 1924

    When the immigrants first started coming to the U.S. it was set at two percent of the total of any given nation`s residents in the U.S in the 1924 law barred entry to those ineligible for citizenship.
    706,896 were the total of immigrants that came in the U.S in 1924
  • television

    1926 was when the first T.V. systemwas built.
    During the 1960's color television became popular.
    in 1949 there were a million sets of T.V.
  • emergency quota act

    The main reason for this act was that a lot immigrants had negative wage effects it increased support for immigration restrictions
  • black thursday

    stock prices plummeted. a lot of people were selling thir stocks. 12.9 million shares were sold
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt elected President

    He was elected President in November 1932, therre were a lot of banks closed and a lot of unemployed people. he started fixing things but people werent happy with him still.
  • 21 amendment

    its about the 18th amendment.
  • black tuesday

    is when New York stocks exchanged crashed. A lot of people went bank rupt. it wa a markof the great depression.
  • 1933 (state of economy)

    a lot of banks closed. in New York and Chicago were the only ones that had banks open. Clarence Martin declared a three day banking.
  • Hoover Dam constructed

    its located in Nevada. it cost $49million its a Concrete gravity-arch
  • G.I Bill

    Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944 finally it became a law. it was created to relapse the great depression. it was low interest, zero down payment home loans for servicemen
  • internet

    it started in 1950 in 1981 Arpanet was expanded when they build the computer science networl. in 1993 Microsoft was invented.