College History II

  • The Red Scare

    The Red Scare
    The Red Scare was a distinct period of anticommunism in America, after the Bolshevik Revolution created a small communist party in the United States.
  • “Main Street” is Published

    “Main Street” is Published
    Main Street is a satirical novel written by Sinclair Lewis, and published in 1920.
  • Fitzgerald publishes “This Side of Paradise”

    Fitzgerald publishes  “This Side of Paradise”
    This book life at Princeton among the post–World War I lost generation.
  • Radio Broadcasting Begins

    Radio Broadcasting Begins
    The first radio broadcast was by KDKA in Pittsburgh, Pa.
  • Harlem Renaissance Begins

    Harlem Renaissance Begins
    The Harlem Renaissance was a time when a group of talented African-American writers and muscians became prominent.
  • Prohibition Begins in the U.S.

    Prohibition Begins in the U.S.
    Prohibition was the period in United States history in which the manufacture, sale , and transportation of liquor was outlawed.
  • Emergency Quota Act

    Emergency Quota Act
    The Emergency Quota Act limited the annual number of immigrants who could be admitted from any country to 3% of the number of immigrants currently in the United States
  • Bureau of the Budget Created

    Bureau of the Budget Created
    Harding established the Bureau of the Budget during the Great Depression
  • Sacco-Vanzetti Trial

    Sacco-Vanzetti Trial
    These immigrants and anarchists were tried and found guilty of robbery and murder of a paymaster and a guard at a shoe factory, but many believe they were convicted for their anarchist beliefs
  • Lewis Published Babbitt

    Lewis Published Babbitt
    Babbitt is a novel by Sinclair Lewis that satires American culture, society, behavior, and critiques the nothingness of middle-class.
  • Eliot publishes “The Waste Land”

    Eliot publishes “The Waste Land”
    The Waste Land is a more than 400 line poem by T.S. Eliot
  • ERA Proposed

    ERA Proposed
    In 1923 the Equal Rights Amendment was proposed.
  • Talking Movies Invented

    Talking Movies Invented
    Also known as "talkies", talking movies were the first films to incorporate dialouge.
  • Immigration Act of 1924

    Immigration Act of 1924
    This Act was designed to limit the entry of immigrants from Southern and Eastern Europe.
  • Flapper Dress Style

    Flapper Dress Style
    Women dressed in the flapper style wore short hemmed dressed, rolled their stocking, rouged their cheeks and cut their hair short.
  • Scopes Trial

    Scopes Trial
    The Scopes Trial was a landmark case in which high school science teacher, John Scopes, was accused of vteaching evoulution in the class room (against Tennessee law).
  • Lindbergh Crosses the Atlantic

    Lindbergh Crosses the Atlantic
    Lindbergh flies across the Atlantic Solo.
  • Kellogg-Briand Treaty

    Kellogg-Briand Treaty
    This treaty attempted to outlaw war at the close of World War I.
  • St. Valentine's Day Massacre

    St. Valentine's Day Massacre
    The massacre, orchestrated by Al Capone, left seven unarmed men of a rival gang killed in cold blood.
  • Stock Market Crashes

    Stock Market Crashes
    The 1929 Stock Market Crash is well known as the most devastating crash in United States history.
  • Election of 1932

    Election of 1932
    Roosevelt defeats Hoover for the presidency.
  • Emergency Banking Relief Act

    Emergency Banking Relief Act
    This Act was designed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt during the Great Depression. This act allows only Federal Reserve-approved banks to operate in the United States of America.
  • Beer and WIne Revenue Act

    Beer and WIne Revenue Act
    The act permitted the sale of beer and wine with an alcohol content of less than 3.2% by volume. This was a relaxation of prohibition during the Great Depresssion.
  • HUndred Days Congress

    HUndred Days Congress
    During the first hundred days of FDR's presidency, he and congress passed several acts and created many programs in effort to pull the US out of the great depression.
  • Federal Securities Act

    Federal Securities Act
    This Act requires that "any offer or sale of securities using the means and instrumentalities of interstate commerce be registered with the SEC pursuant to the 1933 Act, unless an exemption from registration exists under the law"
  • Glass-Stegall Banking Reform Act

    Glass-Stegall Banking Reform Act
    The Glass-STegall Banking Reform Act was a law that established the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and created some banking reform against speculation.
  • CWA Established

    CWA Established
    The CIvil Works Administration was established during the New Dealand gave temporary manual labor jobs to the unemployed.
  • 20th Amendment Passed

    20th Amendment Passed
    The 20th Amendment changed the calender of congressional sessions and date of presidential inauguration.
  • 21st Amendment Passed

    21st Amendment Passed
    21st Amendment repealed prohibition.
  • Bank Holiday

    Bank Holiday
    FDR closed all banks in the United States for four days and these banks could only reopen after being inspected by the federal government.