Tensions Relax By Taoran_Prince Jul 28, 1914 World War I Begins The first world war starts; America will not join until later. Nov 11, 1918 World War I Ends After American intervention, it draws to a close with the German surrender. Jan 16, 1920 Prohibition Passed The Eighteenth Amendment outlaws alcohol in the United States. Jul 18, 1920 Women Gain Vote The congress ratifies the nineteenth amendment, granting suffrage to women federally. Nov 6, 1920 Harding Calls for a "Return to Normalcy" As a campaign promise, he calls for America to regain footing after World War I Jul 25, 1924 Roaring Twenties in Full Swing The period of dramatic social change from women's suffrage and jazz dominated the era. Jul 25, 1925 The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald publishes the famous "The Great Gatsby". May 20, 1927 Charles Lindbergh Flies to Paris First nonstop flight from New York to Paris is performed. Jan 25, 1929 All Quiet on the Western Front Sells 2.5 million copies in 18 months. Oct 25, 1929 Black Tuesday The stock market crashes, and the country is on the road to Depression.