Roaring twenties

Tensions Relax

  • World War I Begins

    World War I Begins
    The first world war starts; America will not join until later.
  • World War I Ends

    After American intervention, it draws to a close with the German surrender.
  • Prohibition Passed

    Prohibition Passed
    The Eighteenth Amendment outlaws alcohol in the United States.
  • Women Gain Vote

    Women Gain Vote
    The congress ratifies the nineteenth amendment, granting suffrage to women federally.
  • Harding Calls for a "Return to Normalcy"

    Harding Calls for a "Return to Normalcy"
    As a campaign promise, he calls for America to regain footing after World War I
  • Roaring Twenties in Full Swing

    The period of dramatic social change from women's suffrage and jazz dominated the era.
  • The Great Gatsby

    The Great Gatsby
    F. Scott Fitzgerald publishes the famous "The Great Gatsby".
  • Charles Lindbergh Flies to Paris

    Charles Lindbergh Flies to Paris
    First nonstop flight from New York to Paris is performed.
  • All Quiet on the Western Front

    Sells 2.5 million copies in 18 months.
  • Black Tuesday

    Black Tuesday
    The stock market crashes, and the country is on the road to Depression.