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Roaring 20's 1920-1929

  • Prohibition becomes law

    Prohibition becomes law
    Prohibition was the constitutional ban on the production, sale, transportation, and importation of alcohol through the 18th Amendment. It would last into the Depression when it was appealed by the 21st Amendment in 1933. The 18th Amendment was largely accepted by anti-alcohol organizations, but was rebuked by many manufacturerers and men across the country. http://www.history.com/topics/prohibition/videos/america-goes-dry-with-prohibition http://www.history.com/topics/prohibition
  • Hitler helps organize the Nazi Party

    Hitler helps organize the Nazi Party
    Hitler helped organize the Nazi Party by making sure that it would succede no matter what. Being a powerful speaker, he kept drawing more and more people to his public meetings and soon the party was massive.
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    Roaring 20's

  • 2nd Plamer Raids

    2nd Plamer Raids
    The 2nd Palmer Raid was a raid to arrest suspected anarchist, communist, and many people against the United States. Six smaller raids would follow and over 3,000 people were arrest.
  • U.S. fails to ratify Treaty of Versailles

    U.S. fails to ratify Treaty of Versailles
    The United States failed to ratify the Treaty of Versailles because of the many ethnic groups in America wanting different things for there home countries. Many politicians were also against it beccause of the League of Nations and how it would severe relationships with countries and possibly cause the United States to join in unwanted wars.
    http://www.ushistory.org/us/45d.asp
  • Marcus Garvey begins Back to Africa movement

    Marcus Garvey begins Back to Africa movement
    Marcus Garvey began the back to Africa movement in America with the Universal Negro Improvement Association's convention starting on August 1st, 1920 and ending on August 31st, 1920. The movement was to raise enough money and to buy a strip of land in Africa to move the African Americans in America there. He believed the life and chance of prospering in Africa was much greater than America. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/garvey/peopleevents/e_convention.html
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    First UNIA Convention

  • Warren G. Harding elected President

    Warren G. Harding elected President
    Warren G. Harding was elected on November 2nd, 1920 beating James M. Cox by 277 electoral votes. Harding was pro-business and cut taxes for wealthy people and larger corporations. He immediatley reinstated peace time tariffs and stopped wartime control policies. Harding was liked by politicians and people alike, having the slogan "Return to normalcy." and "Less government in business and more business and government." http://www.whitehouse.gov/1600/presidents/warrenharding
  • First Commercial Radio Broadcasts made

    First Commercial Radio Broadcasts made
    KDKA, a Westinghouse radio company, aired the first commercial broadcast over the airwaves in hopes of getting more radio sales.
    http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/databank/entries/dt20ra.html
  • Teapot Dome Scandal begins

    Teapot Dome Scandal begins
    The Teapot Dome scandal began in 1921 and would last until 1924. The scandal was the allowance for big oil companies to be allowed to drill in the Naval Reserve field in the Teapot Dome Oil fields. Albert Fall continually recieved bribes from the big oil drilling companies to be allowed to drill on the reserve and be able to sell and manufacture the oil.
    http://www.c-span.org/video/?320489-1/discussion-teapot-dome-scandal http://www.wyohistory.org/encyclopedia/teapot-dome-scandal
  • Shepard Towner Act

    Shepard Towner Act
    The Sheppard Towner Act was an act passed to give money to care facilities to hospitals and to combat the mother and infant death rate. THis also alowed for the training and hiring of nurses and psychicians to take care of mothers and there newborns. The act made possible for the distribution of nutrition and hygiene information for mothers.
    http://womenshistory.about.com/od/laws/a/sheppard-towner.htm
  • Congress passes Federal Highway Act

    Congress passes Federal Highway Act
    Congress passed the Federal Highway Act to make roads safer for Americans to travel on with the new car ownership explosion. This phased out many of the dirt roads that were the mainstay of travel between places.
  • T.S. writes "The Waste Land"

    T.S. writes "The Waste Land"
    "The Waste Land" is an extremely long poem published in book form following the legneds of the Holy Grail and King Fisher.
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    Warren G. Harding president

  • Emergency Quota Act passed

    Emergency Quota Act passed
    The Emergency Quota Act was passed to limit the number of immigrants allowed in 1921 and after to 3 percent of the number of people from there country. The act also included the exclusion of some Asian areas. The act introduced a new quota system for dealing with immigrants coming in to the United States.
    http://library.uwb.edu/guides/usimmigration/1921_emergency_quota_law.html
  • Missolini becomes dictator of Italy

    Missolini becomes dictator of Italy
    Benito Missolini became dictator of Italy by buying the working classes loyalty through labor promisies and buying big industrial bosses loyalty at the same time. He also had ties to the Roman Catholic Church.
  • Sinclair Lewis publishes "Babbitt".

    Sinclair Lewis publishes "Babbitt".
    "Babbitt" was a book published by Sinclair Lewis making fun of ow people unknowingly conform to middle class society and have repeated daily cycles.
  • Fordney-McCumber Tariff passes

    Fordney-McCumber Tariff passes
    The Fordney-McCumber Tariff was a tariff passed raise the taxes on imports of foreign goods to protect American farms and industries. A secondary reason the tariff was passed was American protectionalism to ensure that European Manufactures could not undersell American manufacturers. The tariff angered many European traders who were striving to pay back American loans. http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1370.html
  • Harding dies in office

    Harding dies in office
    Harding dies in office during his cross country voyage of natural causes.
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    Calvin Collidge president

  • Calvin Coolidge becomes president

    Calvin Coolidge becomes president
    Calvin Coolidge became president while visiting Vermont when he recieved word that Warren G. Harding had died and was signed in by his father. Coolidge mainly cut taxes, keep isolationism from wordly affairs, and to provided limited aid to farmers. He did not do much in office as America was in a time of prosperity.
    http://www.whitehouse.gov/1600/presidents/calvincoolidge
    http://www.havefunwithhistory.com/movies/coolidge.html
  • Harlem Renaissance

    Harlem Renaissance
    The Harlem Renessciance was a cultural movement by the African American people radiating out of Harlem. The movement was a show of black pride and encouraged African Americans to show there talents. Writers, scholars, artists, and musicians flocked to Harlem from all over the U.S. to be apart of this movement and to be able to be proud of their heritage.
    http://www.pbs.org/wnet/jimcrow/stories_events_harlem.html
    http://www.history.com/topics/roaring-twenties/videos/the-harlem-renaissance
  • Ford Motor Co. reduces price of Model T to $260

    Ford Motor Co. reduces price of Model T to $260
    Ford Motor Co. reduced the price of the Model T to $260 because his belief was that everyone should own a car. This price drop made owning a car very affordable to the American public.
    https://corporate.ford.com/company/history.html
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    Harlem Renaissance

  • Immigration Act (Johnson-Reed Act)

    Immigration Act (Johnson-Reed Act)
    The Immigration Act of 1924 or the Johnson-Reed Act limited the amount of immigrants from Europe to 2% percent of the population that was already in the United States from that nation according to the 1890 census. This act completely excluded Asia and would not let anyone in to the United States if they were from a specific part of Asia. The Immigration Act of 1924 also severly cut down the amount of people from the Middle East and India.
    http://history.state.gov/milestones/1921-1936/immigratio
  • Lima Locomotive Works beginning of "Super Power" steam

    Lima Locomotive Works beginning of "Super Power" steam
    Lima Locomotive Works began their "Super Power" steam movement with the A-1 Berkshire 2-8-4 type in the Spring of 1925 in the Berkshire Hills on the Bostony & Albany RR. Hence, the name Berkshre.
    http://www.steamlocomotive.com/berkshire/
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald publishes "The Great Gatsby".

    F. Scott Fitzgerald publishes "The Great Gatsby".
    "The Great Gatsby" is a story about a millionare and his liking for a rich upper class woman. The story also follows the events of the fictional town of West Egg, Long Island.
  • Scopes Trial begins

    Scopes Trial begins
    The Scopes Trial was a trial in which John Scopes, a Tennessee teacher, had taught Evolution as his duty, so he thought, against Tennessee law. Scopes was backed by the American Civil Liberites Union and Clarence Darrow as his lawyer. The opposing side had William Jennings Bryan and the KKK being anti-Evolution. Scopes was charged guilty.
    http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/evolution/library/08/2/l_082_01.html
    http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/monkey-trial-begins
  • KKK marches on Washington D.C.

    KKK marches on Washington D.C.
    The KKK marched on Washington D.C. with 60,000 members. The KKK had a massive show of power, with legion after legion marching the most famous avenues of Washington, D.C. Popularity of the KKK had been soaring in power ever since the early 1920's and late 1910's partially becasue of the release of the movie "The Birth of a Nation."
    http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/6689/
  • Nellie Ross elected governor

    Nellie Ross elected governor
    Nellie Ross was the first woman elected governor in the United States. She was nominated by the Democratic Party in Wyoming to replace her husband who died while in office. Ross contunied her husbands policies, cutting taxes, assisting struggling farmers, and passing labor protection laws as well as even trying to pass a child labor law.
    http://www.wyohistory.org/essays/ambition-nellie-tayloe-ross
    http://www.c-span.org/video/?320883-1/nellie-tayloe-ross
  • Ernest Hemmingway publishes "The Sun Also Rises"

    Ernest Hemmingway publishes "The Sun Also Rises"
    The book was about American and British expatriates who travel to Paris to watch the running of the bulls and bull fights.
  • Coolidge vetoes McNary Haugen Bill

    Coolidge vetoes McNary Haugen Bill
    The McNary Haugen Bill was a farm relief bill meant to restore crop prices from before WWI and to relieve farms from bankruptcy. The bill would have a federal agency by crop surplus and sell it over seas to Asian and European countries; The bill would have been a money loser. Coolidge vetoed the bill because it was a money loser and there was no way to make money on it.
    http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1439.html
  • The Great Mississippi River Flood

    The Great Mississippi River Flood
    The Great Mississippi River Flood of 1927 was the result of unusaul amounts of rainfal in late 1926 and early 1927. The Mississippi River swelled to well over stage flood level and eventually levees began to break. The flood killed 246 people and displaced thousands of people. The property damage was very great as well.
    https://www.classzone.com/books/earth_science/terc/content/investigations/es1308/es1308page05.cfm
    http://abcnews.go.com/WNT/video/great-mississippi-flood-1927-13570575
  • Charles Lindbergh makes solo flight across the Atlantic

    Charles Lindbergh makes solo flight across the Atlantic
    May 20, 1927 Charles Lindbergh took off from Roosevelt Field, Long Island. He would fly north to New Foundland and then east to Paris. When Charles landed in Paris, he was recieved as a hero by 10,000 thousand people in Paris. They ripped the canvas off of his plane and even some of his cothes. In America, many parades were ran in his honor. Charles also gave speeches and was a motivational speecher. http://www.biography.com/people/charles-lind http://www.charleslindbergh.com/history/paris.asp
  • Ford Motor Co. stops production of Model T

    Ford Motor Co. stops production of Model T
    In 1927, the competition from the other automakers around the world was catching up with Ford. The competition was starting to get fierce and the Model T had been in production for sometime and was slightly becoming outdated. The 15 million model of the Model T roled off the assembly line May 26, 1927 and Ford would spen the next 6 months reading factories for the Model A. http://www.history.com/topics/henry-ford https://corporate.ford.com/company/history.html
  • Coolidge decides not to run for re-election

    Coolidge decides not to run for re-election
    Calvin Coolidge decided not to run for re-election leaving the American public and press shocked.
  • Sacco and Vanzetti Executed

    Sacco and Vanzetti Executed
    Sacco and Vanzetti were executed on the accounts of murder and theft of $15,000. The proof never was materialized. They were just executed because of the anti-anatchist and red scare movements.
    http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/sacco-and-vanzetti-executed
  • Babe Ruth hits 60 homeruns in one season

    Babe Ruth hits 60 homeruns in one season
    Babe Ruth hit 60 homeruns in one season. This amount shocked many people across the country. The opposing fans even booed when he hit homers.
  • "Jazz Singer" opens in theaters

    "Jazz Singer" opens in theaters
    The "Jaxx Singer" was the first movie that used the Vitaphone to produce synchronized sound and movie. This was a major break through in the movie industry where the silent film was still the norm. The public was instantly attracted to this new type of film. The silent fil was quickly phased out from the movie industry and then the "talkie" became the norm.
    http://www.jewish-theatre.com/visitor/article_display.aspx?articleID=957
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Jazz_Singer
  • Hoover elected President

    Hoover elected President
    Hoover was elected president to replace the incumbent of Clavin Coolidge who did not wish to run for a second term.
  • Stalin assumes power in Russia

    Stalin assumes power in Russia
    Stalin assumed power in Russia by taking advantage of Vladimir Lennin's stroke and death while silencing his enemies at the same time.
  • "Wings" first movie to win Acadmey Award

    "Wings" first movie to win Acadmey Award
    Wings was the first movie to ever win an Academy Award. It was about to men who are fighter pilots that fall in love with one woman.
  • St. Valentine's Day Massacre

    St. Valentine's Day Massacre
    Men dressed in police uniforms and in suits massacred an Irish gang on Chicago's North Side. This was in a effort for Al Capone to take over and completely control the bootleg operations in Chicago.
  • Stock Market Crashes (Black Tuesday)

    Stock Market Crashes (Black Tuesday)
    The Stock Market crash on the 29 of October sgnaled the end of the Roaring Twenties with banks failing and stocks down from they were in the mid-20's. The price of labor quickly raised as the demand for goods dropped causing thousands of people to become unemployed starting the Great Depression. http://www.pbs.org/fmc/timeline/estockmktcrash.htm http://www.history.com/topics/great-depression/videos/1929-stock-market-crash
  • Museum of Modern Art opens in NYC

    Museum of Modern Art opens in NYC
    The Museum of Modern Art in New York City was created to let the people of American enjoy the latest art and sinest in the world. The publics response was joyful.