Roaring 20s

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  • Volstead Act

    Volstead Act
    The volstead act backed up the 18 amendment which prohibited the manufacturing and sale of alcohol.
  • 19th amendment

    19th amendment
    The 19th Amendment granted women the right to vote. This put less of a separation between men and women. This led to many women’s rights movements.
  • National Football League is formed

    National Football League is formed
    The National Football league was first formed as the American Professional Football Association. It began as 10 teams from 4 states.
  • New president

    New president
    Warren Harding became the 29th president until his death.
  • Death of Harding

    Death of Harding
    The president, Warren Harding died on August 23, 1923 and the Vice President, Calvin Coolidge, became the new president.
  • Immigration Act

    Immigration Act
    The Immigration Act limited the amount of immigrants that could enter the United States.
  • Publishing of the Great Gatsby

    Publishing of the Great Gatsby
    F. Scott Fitzgerald finally published his book, The Great Gatsby, after being a failed writer. His wife, Zelda, often encouraged him to write but then would get mad when he was writing so he would stop which caused him to rarely release/publish anything.
  • Babe Ruth hits a record 60 home runs within a single season

    Babe Ruth hits a record 60 home runs within a single season
    Babe Ruth his this record and he would continue to hold it for 30 years. Babe Ruth is a famous, well-known baseball player.
  • Amelia Earhart flying across the Atlantic

    Amelia Earhart flying across the Atlantic
    Amelia changed history for women as she was the first to fly across the Atlantic Ocean. She was also the first person to fly across the Altantic AND the Pacific Ocean.
  • Kellogg-Briand Pact

    Kellogg-Briand Pact
    The Kellogg-Briand Pact made signatory stated promise to not use war as a way to settle disputes. Everyone thought it would prevent many problems, but this was not the case
  • Disney’s “Steamboat Willie” came out

    Disney’s “Steamboat Willie” came out
    “Steamboat Willie” was Mickey Mouse’s first animated appearance. He began to gain popularity more and more afterwards. Many people, including kids, would still recognize Steamboat Willie.
  • Beginning of Great Depression

    Beginning of Great Depression
    The Great Depression began after the stock market crash in October of 1929. It was a very bad economic downturn in all of US history.