The 1920s (Alexa and Amanda and Annie)

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    1920s (Alexa, Annie, Amanda)

  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    Through the 19th ammendment women obtained the right to vote. This was iconic because it shows the social progess of equality for woman. From this point on the role of women was continously evolving.
  • Sacco-Vanzetti Trial

    Sacco-Vanzetti Trial
    Nicola Sacco, and Bartolomeo Vanzetti begin trial for murder. Sacco and Vanzetti were accused of murder after a payroll holdup at a shoe factory in Braintree, Massachusetts. It left two men dead, an eyewitness said that the two robbers "looked" Italian. This was one of the major justice cases of the time, and it was followed by people through out America.
  • The Teapot Dome Scandal

    The Teapot Dome Scandal
    The Teapot Dome scandal began when two federal oil reserves, one found in Elk Hills, California and the other in Teapot Dome, Wyoming began to sold by The U.S Secretary of the Interior Albert B. Fall.
  • Ford Motor Company

    Ford Motor Company
    The market capitalization of Ford Motar Company exceeds $1 billion. With the mass production of the Model T, the auto industry was revolutionized. This type of car introduced a new form of travel that would be soon used through out the entire nation by all social classes.
  • Nellie Tayloe Ross First Female Governor

    Nellie Tayloe Ross First Female Governor
    Nellie Tayloe Ross is inaugurated as the first Female Governor in United States, Wyoming. By becoming so, Ross was the 14th governor of Wyoming and the only female governor in Wyoming to this day. This shows the progression of women in the United States regarding their involvment in government. It is a step in the right direction towards total equality.
  • Klansmen March

    Klansmen March
    40,000 Klansmen from the Klu Klux Klan marched down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington to make their strength in numbers shown. This shows that despite positive change during the 20's, there was still an abundence of racism towards African American peoples.
  • Charles Lindbergh First Flight

    Charles Lindbergh First Flight
    Charles Lindbergh left Roosevelt field, in New York for the first non-stop transatlantic flight in history. This was important because it acted as a jumping off point for avaoinic travels and it encouraged more invative technology in the future.
  • Herbert Hoover Wins Election

     Herbert Hoover Wins Election
    Herbert Hoover wins the election of President of U.S, with an electoral college victory of 444 to 87 over the Democratic candidate Alfred E. Smith.
  • Stock Market Collapse

    Stock Market Collapse
    The American stock market collapsed which led to the end of postwar prosperity. It was the largest signal of the oncoming depression. The depression would be the worst ever in American history and would last throughout the 1930's.
  • The Saint Valentine’s Day massacre

    The Saint Valentine’s Day massacre
    Seven people were murdered as part of a prohibition era conflict between two powerful criminal gangs in Chicago and Illinois. The South side Italian gang led by Al Capone and the North side Irish gang led by Bugs Moran. The mob scene during the 1920's held a dominance over many industires, and men like Al Capone were responsible for a large portion of organized crime in the United States.