The 1920s

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In History
  • League of Nations

    League of Nations
    President Woodrow Wilson established the League of Nations, along with his 14 points to help establish world peace.
  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    The 18th amendment is the ban on making and selling alcohol.
  • Women Can Vote

    Women Can Vote
    Women’s voting right was passed in the Tennessee House of Representatives, won 50-49
  • NFL

    NFL
    The American a Professional a Football League was formed started with 11 teams. The name was later changed to the National Football League in 1922.
  • Warren G. Harding

    Warren G. Harding
    Senator from Ohio. Eventually became a Republican presidential candidate. He promised a “return to normalcy” to appeal voters.
  • Immigration Quota Established

    Immigration Quota Established
    Congress passes immigration restrictions. Targeted immigrants from Southern and Eastern Europe.
  • Fords First Car

    Fords First Car
    The Model T was the first affordable car invented by Ford.
  • Warner Bros

    Warner Bros
    Warner Brothers Pictures is created.
  • President Harding Dies

    President Harding Dies
    President Harding dies and Calvin Coolidge takes his spot. He was also re-elected in 1924.
  • Ku Klux Klan

    Ku Klux Klan
    The Ku Klux Klan was introduced once again in the 1920s. They spread around the country even reaching the membership of 300,000 in Ohio and 200,000 in Pennsylvania.
  • Two Women Elected Governor

    Two Women Elected Governor
    Nellie Taylor Ross was elected as governor for Wyoming. Miriam Ferguson for Texas.
  • Public Building Act

    Public Building Act
    Congress passed the act to hire private architects and provided $50 millions dollars to build buildings in DC.
  • Homerun Record

    Homerun Record
    Babe Ruth set the homerun record in 1927. This record was broken until 1961.
  • Amelia Earhart

    Amelia Earhart
    Amelia Earhart was the firer women passenger to cross the Atlantic.
  • Walt Disney’s Steamboat Willie

    Walt Disney’s Steamboat Willie
    The Steamboat Willie, an American short film, was created featuring Mickey Mouse.
  • The Great Depression Begins

    The Great Depression Begins
    The Great Depression began after a great stock fall, Black Tuesday.
  • The Kellogg Briand Pact

    The Kellogg Briand Pact
    Calvin Coolidge creation, the Pact was signed by 15 nations. They treated said that these nations will not make war unless in time of self-defense.