Late Teens & Roaring 20's

By Iamalex
  • 18th Amendment

    The Eighteenth Amendment (Amendment XVIII) of the United States Constitution effectively established the prohibition of alcoholic beverages in the United States by declaring the production, transport and sale of (though not the consumption or private possession of) alcohol illegal.
  • Red Scare

    A Red Scare is the promotion of fear of a potential rise of communism or radical leftism, used by anti-leftist proponents.
  • 19th Amendment

    The 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women the right to vote, is formally adopted into the U.S. Constitution by proclamation of Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby
  • Harlem Renaissance Began

    The Harlem Renaissance was a cultural movement that spanned the 1920s. At the time, it was known as the "New Negro Movement", named after the 1925 anthology by Alain Locke.
  • Volstead Act

    Was enacted to carry out the intent of the Eighteenth Amendment, which established prohibition in the United States.
  • Palmer raids

    The Palmer Raids were attempts by the United States Department of Justice to arrest and deport radical leftists, especially anarchists, from the United States. The raids and arrests occurred in November 1919 and January 1920 under the leadership of Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer
  • Treaty Of Versailes Rejected

    On March 19, 1920, the United States Senate rejected for the second time the Treaty of Versailles, by a vote of 49-35, falling seven votes short of a two-thirds majority needed for approval.
  • Sacco And Vanzetti Executed

    Sacco and Vanzetti were arrested and charged with the crime. Although both men carried guns and made false statements upon their arrest, neither had a previous criminal record. On July 14, 1921, they were convicted and sentenced to die.
  • Washington Disarmament Conference

    The Washington Naval Conference, also called the Washington Arms Conference or the Washington Disarmament Conference, was a military conference called by President Warren G.
  • Teapot Dome Scandal

    The Teapot Dome scandal was a bribery incident that took place in the United States from 1920 to 1923, during the administration of President Warren G. Harding.
  • Fordney-Mccumber Tariff

    The Fordney–McCumber Tariff of 1922 was a law that raised American tariffs on many imported goods in order to protect factories and farms
  • Warren G.Harding Elected President

    Warren G. Harding, the 29th U.S. president, was born on November 2, 1865, in Corsica (now Blooming Grove), Ohio.
  • Calvin Coolidge Became President

    Coolidge succeeded to the presidency on August 3, 1923. He went on to win the next election and therefore served as president of the U.S. for six years.
  • J. Edgar Hoover Appointed Director Of The Bureau Of Investigation

    John Edgar Hoover (January 1, 1895 – May 2, 1972) was the first Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the United States.
  • Immigration Act Basic Law

    The Immigration Act of 1924, or Johnson–Reed Act, including the National Origins Act, and Asian Exclusion Act (Pub.L. 68–139, 43 Stat. 153, enacted May 26, 1924), was a United States federal law that limited the annual number of immigrants who could be admitted from any country to 2% of the number of people from that country who were already living in the United States in 1890, down from the 3% cap set by the Immigration Restriction Act of 1921, according to the Census of 1890. It superseded the
  • Scope Trials

    Was known as The State of Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes and commonly referred to as the Scopes Monkey Trial,
  • NBC Founded

    The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American commercial broadcast television and radio network
  • Charles Lindberg Made First Trans-Atlantic Flight

    Charles Augustus Lindbergh (February 4, 1902 – August 26, 1974), nicknamed Slim,[1] Lucky Lindy, and The Lone Eagle, was an American aviator, author, inventor, explorer, and social activist.
  • The Jazz Singer Released

    The Jazz Singer is a 1927 American musical film. The first feature-length motion picture with synchronized dialogue sequences, its release heralded the commercial ascendance of the "talkies" and the decline of the silent film era
  • Kellogg-Briand Pact

    A 1928 international agreement in which signatory states promised not to use war to resolve "disputes or conflicts of whatever nature or of whatever origin they may be, which may arise among them
  • Herbert Hoovers Elected President

    Herbert Clark Hoover (August 10, 1874 – October 20, 1964) was the 31st President of the United States (1929–1933).
  • St. Valentines Day Massacre

    The Saint Valentine's Day Massacre is the name given to the 1929 murder of seven mob associates of North side Irish gang led by Bugs Moran during the Prohibition Era
  • Great Depression Began

    The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression in the decade preceding World War II.
  • Stock Market Crash ( Black Tuesday )

    Market Crash of 1929, also known as Black Tuesday[1] or the Stock Market Crash of 1929, began in late October 1929 and was the most devastating stock market crash in the history of the United States, when taking into consideration the full extent and duration of its fallout.
  • Amelia Earhart Flew solo Across The Alantic Ocean

    Amelia Mary Earhart July 24, 1897 – disappeared July 2, 1937) was an American aviation pioneer and author