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  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    This made the sale, distribution, and manufacturing of alcohol illegal.
  • Senate Rejects League

    Senate Rejects League
    The U.S. senate rejects the Versailles Treaty mainly for the League of Nations.
  • Steel Strike Ends

    Steel Strike Ends
    Steel workers yielded the fight and went back to work.
  • U.S. Census Report

    U.S. Census Report
    The 1920 census reported that more people now lived in urban areas than in rural areas.
  • Garvey Conference

    Garvey Conference
    Garvey convenes the first meeting of the Convention of the Negro Peoples of the World.
  • Agricultural Recession Begins

    Agricultural Recession Begins
    Supply for farmed goods increased steadily but the demand did not, leaving farmers with a sharp loss of income.
  • Sacco and Venzetti

    Sacco and Venzetti
    Two Italian Anarchists were tried and convicted by a biased court and raised attention across the nation.
  • Washington Disarmament Conference

    Washington Disarmament Conference
    The U.S. and Japan were to respect each other's Pacific Holdings.
  • Cotton Overproduction

    Cotton Overproduction
    Cotton price peaked at 43 cents and then overproduction caused it to drop drastically, putting many farmers out of business.
  • Teapot Dome Scandal

    Teapot Dome Scandal
    Albert Fall was accused of trying to gain access to government oil via bribes.
  • World Series

    World Series
    The World Series is broadcast on radio for first time.
  • Fordney McCumber Tariff

    Fordney McCumber Tariff
    Tariffs were raised, helping out local manufacturers, but killing foreign good prices.
  • The Waste Land

    The Waste Land
    T.S. Eliot publishes The Waste Land.
  • Babbitt

    Sinclair Lewis publishes Babbitt.
  • Equal Rights Amendment

    Equal Rights Amendment
    This was one of the first equality acts for women put forth before congress.
  • Yankee Standium

    Yankee Standium
    The Yankee Stadium is built in the Bronx.
  • Cane

    Jean Toomer publishes Cane.
  • Ford Motor Company

    Ford Motor Company
    Ford’s market capitalization exceeds 1 billion.
  • National Origins Act

    National Origins Act
    This act put a hold on “undesirable” immigrants such as those from eastern europe.
  • Scopes Trial

    Scopes Trial
    A high school teacher is put to trial for having taught the theory of evolution, which was banned at the time.
  • The Great Gatsby

    The Great Gatsby
    F. Scott Fitzgerald publishes The Great Gatsby.
  • The New Negro

    The New Negro
    Alain LeRoy Locke publishes The New Negro.
  • The Man That Nobody Knows

    The Man That Nobody Knows
    Bruce Barton linked Christianity and business in this nonfiction novel.
  • Butler Act

    Butler Act
    This act made it illegal in the state of Tennessee to teach anything other than creationism
  • The Sun Also Rises

    The Sun Also Rises
    Ernest Hemingway publishes The Sun Also Rises.
  • Harlem Dream (Deferred)

    Harlem Dream (Deferred)
    Langston Hughes publishes Harlem Dream (Deferred).
  • Spirit of St. Louis

    Spirit of St. Louis
    Lindbergh makes the first solo transatlantic flight and becomes a hero.
  • Steamboat Willie

    Steamboat Willie
    This was the birth of Mickey Mouse.
  • Home to Harlem

    Home to Harlem
    Claude McKay publishes Home to Harlem.
  • Hoover Elected

    Hoover Elected
    Herbert Hoover is elected having run on the slogan “A chicken in every pot, a car in every garage”.
  • The Trumpeter of Krakow

    The Trumpeter of Krakow
    Eric P. Kelly publishes The Trumpeter Of Krakow.
  • Saint Valentine's Day Massacre

    Saint Valentine's Day Massacre
    Capone’s gang members assassinate rival bootleggers.
  • Black Tuesday

    Black Tuesday
    The Dow Jones dives around 500 points; over 16 million shares sold in one day.
  • Voluntarism

    Herbert Hoover believed that charities and private industries should be responsible for aiding efforts to end the Great Depression.
  • Repatriation Begins

    Repatriation Begins
    The government began deporting Mexicans and Mexican Americans without any sort of due process whatsoever.
  • Brain Trust

    Brain Trust
    FDR assembles an academic team to advise him on the current state of the country.
  • FDR Elected

    FDR Elected
    On the premise that Roosevelt was not Hoover, he wins the election by a landslide, and begins to implement the New Deal.
  • Emergency Banking Relief Act

    Emergency Banking Relief Act
    Banks were permitted to reopen when they were deemed financially secure.
  • National Industrial Recovery Act

    National Industrial Recovery Act
    This act allowed the President to regulate industry in an attempt to stimulate the economy.
  • Agricultural Adjustment Act

    Agricultural Adjustment Act
    Farmers were offered subsidies to leave part of their land bare and to kill any excess livestock which boosted prices.
  • Tennessee Valley Authority Act

    Tennessee Valley Authority Act
    This act sanctioned the organization to take care of various resource needs in the Tennessee valley.
  • Civilian Conservation Corps

    Civilian Conservation Corps
    The CCC provided jobs for unemployed and unmarried men.
  • Federal Emergency Relief Act

    Federal Emergency Relief Act
    More money was provided to the state and local efforts for relief.
  • Public Works Administration

    Public Works Administration
    Under the Secretary of the Interior, public construction jobs were provided.
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
    The FDIC would insure all bank deposits up to 5,000 dollars. The number is now 250,000$.
  • Drought Strikes

    Drought Strikes
    Drought conditions made it much easier for “black blizzards” to strike.
  • Social Security Act

    Social Security Act
    Money would be taken from one’s income and put towards a private fund to aid the unemployed, disabled, young mothers, and so on and so forth.
  • Wagner Act

    Wagner Act
    This act made anti-union tactics illegal.
  • Fair Labor Standards Act

    Fair Labor Standards Act
    Child labor was outlawed, and minimum wage established.
  • Mass Exodus

    Mass Exodus
    By this time, over 2.5 million people had fled the areas ravaged by the storms.