Roaring 20's

Roaring 20's

  • The KKK

    The KKK
    The first branch of the Ku Klux Klan was established in Pulaski, Tennessee, in May, 1866 a year later a general organization of local Klans was established in Nashville in April, 1867. The KKK was a protistant league who dispized all. Easpecialy The blacks
  • Charlie Chaplin

    Charlie Chaplin
    Actor and Producer who produced some of the first films. Was a suporter of imagrenats. Died in 1977
  • Alphonse Gabriel Capone

    Alphonse Gabriel Capone
    (January 17, 1899 – January 25, 1947) was an American gangster who led a Prohibition-era crime syndicate called the Chicago Outfit, which also became known as the "Capones." In Chicago from the early 1920s to 1931, they were dedicated to smuggling and liquor and other illegal activities such as prostitution and bribery of government figures. Capone became a highly visible public figure despite his actions by making donations to various charitable endeavors using the money he made from his illegi
  • Sigmund Freud

    Sigmund Freud
    Austrian neurologist became known as the founding father of psychoanalysis. He developed a theory of the human psyche, therapy for its ills, and an interpretation of our culture and society, which affected life by allowing for a greater range in acceptable social groups or ideals.
  • Gertrude Ederle

    Gertrude Ederle
    1925 she made an attempt to swim the English Channel, but it was unsuccessful. She returned to try it again the next year. She began her swim from Cape Gris-Nez, near Calais, on August 6 and, despite heavy seas that forced her to swim a total of 35 miles to cover the 21-mile distance, she came ashore at Dover 14 hours and 31 minutes later
    1940 Became death and promoted childrens education
    Was a member of Dwight D esehowers Commity for youth fithness
  • Model T (Ford)

     Model T (Ford)
    The first models were produced at a factory on Piquette Avenue in Detroit. Because of the model T American workers were offered 20,000 jobs.The car was introduced with a price tag of $850. The Model T later sold for as little as $260, without extras, because of production savings Henry Ford passed on to customers. Was the first Afordable Car that the average man could afford.
  • Duke Ellington

    Duke Ellington
    He was an American composer, pianist, and big-band leader. He wrote over 1,000 compositions. His music stretched into various other genres, including blues, gospel, film scores, popular, and classical
  • The Red Scare

    The Red Scare
    The Red scare in the U.S. was about worker or socialist revolution and political radicalism, and embodied the fear of a potential rise of communism or radical leftism, used by anti-leftist proponents.
  • Volstead Act

    Volstead Act
    Was enacted to carry out the intent of the Eighteenth Amendment, which established prohibition in the United States.The Anti-Saloon League's Wayne Wheeler conceived and drafted the bill, which was named for Andrew Volstead, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, who managed the legislation.
  • Palmer Raids

    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. More than 500 foreign citizens were deported in November 1919 through January 1920. Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer led the raids and arrests.
  • Flappers

    Females of the 192o's were women who spent time in bars and
    "dressed skimpy"
  • Fordney-McCumber Tariff

    Fordney-McCumber Tariff
    The Fordney–McCumber Tariff of 1922 raised American tariffs in order to protect factories and farms. Congress displayed a pro-business attitude in passing the ad valorem tariff and in promoting foreign trade through providing huge loans to Europe, which in turn bought more American goods. The Roaring Twenties brought a period of sustained economic prosperity with an end to the Depression of 1920–21.
  • Teapot Dome Scandal

    Teapot Dome Scandal
    The Teapot Dome scandal was a bribery incident that took place in the United States from 1920–1923, during the administration of President Warren G. Harding. Secretary of the Interior Albert B. Fall leased Navy petroleum reserves at Teapot Dome in Wyoming and two other locations in California to private oil companies at low rates without competitive bidding. The oil companies bribed rthem
  • Jazz Age

    Jazz Age
    this occurred particularly in the United States, but also in Britain, France and elsewhere. Jazz played a significant part in wider cultural changes during the period, and its influence on pop culture continued long afterwards.
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    Prohibition was a period of nearly fourteen years of U.S. history in which the manufacture, sale, and transportation of liquor was made illegal. It led to the first and only time an Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was repealed.
  • Emergency Quota Act of 1921

    Emergency Quota Act of 1921
    The Emergency Quota Act restricted the number of immigrants admitted from any country annually to 3% of the number of residents from that same country living in the United States as of the U.S. Census of 1910. Based on that formula, the number of new immigrants admitted fell from 805,228 in 1920 to 309,556 in 1921-22.The act meant that only people of Northern Europe who had similar cultures to that of America were likely to get in. ( ASIA NO)
  • President Harding

    President Harding
    1921–1923). A Republican from Ohio, Harding was the 29th president. He originated the phrase “Founding Fathers.” He appointed Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover and Secretary of State Charles Evans Hughes. Harding also gave the nominating speech for incumbent President William Howard Taft.
  • The Washington Naval Conference

    The Washington Naval Conference
    The Washington Naval Conference was a disarmament effort occasioned by the hugely expensive naval construction rivalry that existed among Britain, Japan and the United States led by Senator William E. Borah. Major Allied nations from the recent war gathered with a political imperative to slow the arms race. The proposal was not met with initial enthusiasm by the Harding administration, but it was accepted as an alternative to League of Nations’ peace efforts.
  • Four-Power Pact

    Four-Power Pact
    Four-Power Pact (December 13, 1921) the major Allied powers of Britain, France, Japan and the United States agreed to bring their disputes over Pacific issues to a conference for resolution. They pledged mutual respect for the possessions and mandates of other signatories in the Pacific.
  • Five-Power Naval Limitation Treaty

    Five-Power Naval Limitation Treaty
    Five-Power Naval Limitation Treaty (February 6, 1922) This agreement made the leading naval powers of Britain, France, Italy, Japan and the United States to pledge adherence to limitations on the tonnage of capital ships and to accept a delay on any new naval construction. The major Allied naval powers also agreed on a series of rules for the use of submarines in future warfare and also outlawed the use of poisonous gases as a military weapon.
  • Nine-Power Treaty

    Nine-Power Treaty
    Nine-Power Treaty (February 6, 1922) the signatories — the Big Four, plus Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands, Portugal and China — endorsed the Open Door Policy and pledged mutual respect for Chinese territorial integrity and independence. The same Allied powers agreed to extend Chinese control over trade matters within Chinese borders.
  • John Calvin Coolidge, Jr

    John Calvin Coolidge, Jr
    was the 30th President of the United States (1923–1929). Coolidge was a Republican lawyer from Vermont and eventually became governor of that state. He worked to help the middle class, and
  • Adkins V. Childerens Hospital

    Adkins V. Childerens Hospital
    Adkins v. Children's Hospital (1923), is a United States Supreme Court opinion holding that federal minimum wage legislation for women was an unconstitutional infringement of liberty of contract, as protected by the due process clause of the Fifth Amendment.
  • 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 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
  • Dawes plan

    Dawes plan
    Arrangement for Germany's payment of reparations to the Allies after World War I, produced by a committee of experts presided over by Charles Dawes.
  • Bonus Army

    Bonus Army
    Agrateful Congress voted to give a bonus to World War I veterans - $1.25 for each day served overseas, $1.00 for each day served in the States. The catch was that payment would not be made until 1945.
  • The Great Gatsby

    The Great Gatsby
    The Great Gatsby was written by Fitzgerald in1922, during the Roaring Twenties, a time of prosperity in the United States after World War I. This is considered to be a "Great American Novel", capturing the essence of an era as well as the original ideas of the American dream.
  • Scopes Trial

    Scopes Trial
    Tennessee, in the summer of 1925, the Scopes Trial has come to represent the controversy over the teaching of evolutionary theories and Darwinism in the American public schools
  • The Lost generation

    The Lost generation
    The Lost generation was a name coined to the approximate time of World War 1, referring to the generation of young people who came of age during and shortly after the War. This name was used by several famous authors in their literature as well as in reference to deaths, casualties, youth unemployment, and recessions
  • Charles Lindbergh(Flight)

    Charles Lindbergh(Flight)
    Achieved the first solo transatlantic flight in his plane, Spirit of St. Louis. This showed people that if he could do it anyone could. Also it influenced people for the earge to travel.
  • Ferdinando Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti

    Ferdinando Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti
    The men were believed to be Ferdinando Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were suspected to be followers of Luigi Galleani, and the jury and judge were prejudiced against the men because they were Italians, atheists, anarchists, and draft dodgers. After a controversial trial and a series of appeals, the two Italian immigrants were convicted of murdering two men during an armed robbery of a shoe factory in South Braintree, Massachusetts, United States and executed unjustly on August 23, 1927.
  • The Kellogg-Briand Pact

    The Kellogg-Briand Pact
    The Kellogg-Briand Pact outlawed war as an instrument of national policy. It also declared no enforcement mechanism was provided for changing the behavior of warring signatories. The agreement was interpreted by most of the signatories to permit “defensive” war. No expiration date was provided, and no provision existed for amending the agreement
  • Marcus Garvey

    Marcus Garvey
    Jamaican political leader, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator who was a staunch proponent of the Black nationalism and Pan-Africanism movements, To which end he founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League
  • Elcection Of Hoover

    Elcection Of Hoover
    Was the 31st President of the United States (1929–1933)
  • Harlem Renaissance

    Harlem Renaissance
    The Harlem Renaissance was a cultural movement that spanned the 1920s. At the time, it was known as the "New Negro Movement"
  • Hawley-Smoot Tariff

    Hawley-Smoot Tariff
    raised U.S. tariffs to historically high levels. The original intention behind the legislation was to increase the protection afforded domestic farmers against foreign agricultural imports
  • Hoover-Stimson Doctrine

    Hoover-Stimson Doctrine
    Is a policy of the United States federal government, enunciated in a note of January 7, 1932, to Japan and China, of non-recognition of international territorial changes that were executed by force
  • Reconstruction Finance Corporation

    Reconstruction Finance Corporation
    The Reconstruction Finance Corporation (RFC) was established during the Hoover administration with the primary objective of providing liquidity to, and restoring confidence in the banking system. The banking system experienced extensive pressure during the economic contraction of 1932-1941