Modern U.S. History B

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  • Cars

    The automobile as we know it was not invented in a single day by a single inventor.
  • The great migration

    The great migration
    The Great Migration was the movement of 6 million African Americans out of the rural Southern United States to the Northeast, Midwest, and West, started from 1910
  • Television

    The first still picture was transmitted through a wire. Moving images were not successfully for another 65 years.
    not just one person invented the television Television was not invented by a single inventor, instead many people working together and alone over the years, contributed to the evolution of television.
  • 19th amendment

    19th amendment
    the 19th amendment guarants all American women the right to vote.
  • 18th amendment

    18th amendment
    After one year from the ratification of this article the manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors within, or the exportation thereof from the United States and all territory
  • Emergency Quota Act

    Emergency Quota Act
    estricted immigration into its country; the act imposed a quota that limited the number of immigrants who would be admitted from any country annually to 3%
  • immigration act of 1924

    immigration act of 1924
    The Immigration Act of 1924, or Johnson–Reed Act, including the National Origins Act, and Asian Exclusion Act,enforced the quota system in 1921.
  • Immigration Act 1924

    Immigration Act 1924
    The Immigration Act of 1924 limited the number of immigrants allowed entry into the United States through a national origins quota. The quota provided immigration visas to two percent of the total number of people of each nationality in the United States
  • Black Tuesday

    Black Tuesday
    the day the New York Stock Exchange crashed. This means that the prices for stock were too high, far higher than they were really worth. Then they fell sharply. People who had unwisely borrowed money to buy high-priced stocks
  • Black Thursday

    Black Thursday
    also known as the Great Crash and 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,
  • Hoover Dam constructed

    Hoover Dam constructed
    uring the day, poor sanitary conditions and poor water set the stage for communities know as "Ragtowns." In order to improve their quality of life and to save people from disease,
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt elected President

    Franklin D. Roosevelt elected President
    Assuming the Presidency at the depth of the Great Depression, Franklin D. Roosevelt helped the American people regain faith in themselves. He brought hope as he promised prompt, and asserted in his speech Address, "the only thing we have to fear is fear itself."
  • 21st amendment

    21st amendment
    when Congress passes an amendment and requests to approve from the states, the individual state elected a vote on the amendment, not the people. However, this time, Congress said that "conventions of states" should vote on the amendment. Since Prohibition was so unpopular by 1933, the Congress figured that they would pass the amendment.
  • 1933 (state of economy)

    1933 (state of economy)
    Just days before Franklin D. Roosevelt's inauguration as President, the United States was in the middle of a banking,
  • GI Bill of Rights

    GI Bill of Rights
    Offered year-long unemployment benefits allowed veterans from swamping the economy: year-long unemployment benefits allowed veterans to be absorbed into civilian employment gradually, and high education benefits were designed to keep men in college and out of the job market
  • Frisbee Invented

    Frisbee Invented
    the person who thought it up first. Sometimes who was first can be a topic for hot debate: often several people independent of each other will all think of the same good idea at around the same time and will later have to argue
  • The Internet

    The Internet
    A single person did not create the Internet that we know and use today. Below is a listing of several different people who've helped contribute and develop the Internet