• Warren Harding dies

    Warren Harding dies
    President Warren Harding dies in office; his administration was easily one of the most corrupt in American history. Calvin Coolidge, who is squeaky clean by comparison, becomes president. Coolidge is no less committed to laissez-faire and a non-interventionist government. He announces to the American people: "The business of America is business."
  • The KKK rises then dies

    The KKK rises then dies
    The Ku Klux Klan reaches the height of its influence in America: by the end of the year it will claim 9 million members. It will decline drastically in 1925, however, after financial and moral scandals rock its leadership.
  • Black Tuesday

    Black Tuesday
    Stock market crash begins October 24. Investors call October 29 "Black Tuesday." Losses for the month will total $16 billion, an astronomical sum in those days.
  • Hoover

    Herbert Hoover becomes President. Hoover is a staunch individualist but not as committed to laissez-faire ideology as Coolidge.
  • The worst of the worst

    The worst of the worst
    This and the next year are the worst years of the Great Depression. For 1932, GNP falls a record 13.4 percent; unemployment rises to 23.6 percent.
  • SEC

    Congress created the SEC to regulare the stock market after it crashed in 1929
  • Indian

    In 1934 the Indian reorganization Act was passed. lso known as the Wheeler-Howard Act or informally, the Indian New Deal, was a U.S. federal legislation which secured certain rights to Native Americans, including Alaska Natives
  • Roosevelt

    In november of 1936, President Roosevelt was elected for the first time in american history.
  • On rout 66

    On rout 66
    Route 66 is completed linking Chicago, Illinois to Los Angeles, California.
  • Were off to see the Wizard

    Were off to see the Wizard
    The Wizard of Oz came out Aug 25 1939 but not in color. It came out in color later.