The Roaring 1920s

Timeline created by khall14
  • The 18th Amendment Ratified

    The 18th Amendment Ratified
    The 18th amendment was ratified by the US on January 16, 1919. The amendment banned the manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors. After the 18th amendment was ratified, Congress passed the Volstead act.
  • The Sacco-Vanzetti Trial

    The Sacco-Vanzetti Trial
    Nicola Sacco and Bartolommeo Vanzetti were italian anarchists Who were put on trial for the murder of a paymaster and his guard. They stole $15,000 from the shoe company/paymaster. are convicted and sentenced to be executed on July 24th 1921.
  • Babe Ruth Breaking Records

    Babe Ruth Breaking Records
    Babe Ruth was the greatest baseball player of his time. He was the first player to hit 30 home runs in one season. He has the most bases in one single seasons, the highest batting average in a season, and home runs. During the Great Depression he gave people something to look forward too.
  • 19h Amendment Ratified

    19h Amendment Ratified
    On August 18th, 1920 The 19th amendment was ratified, granting women the right to vote. Women getting the right to vote added to “The Roaring 1920s” because he made women feel more free.
  • Election of Warren Harding

    Election of Warren Harding
    Warren Harding is elected as president in 1920 election. He won the luncheon against James M. Cox by promising that they will return to a normal see after World War I and the Spanish flu.
  • The Emergency Quota Act

    The Emergency Quota Act
    Congress passed the emergency quota act in 1921. Because the act would limit the amount of immigrants allowed into the country for a year.
  • The Emergency Tariff Act of 1921

    The Emergency Tariff Act of 1921
    Emergency tariff act was passed to increase the tariff rates on wheat, sugar, meat, rolls, and etc. the tariffs replaced so the government could have an increase of revenue to protect itself from foreign nations.
  • Warren Harding dies

    Warren Harding dies
    Warren Harding died at the age of 57 of a stroke. He had been previously ill gallon but I thought it was food poisoning. He also had neurasthenia which was called a “nervous condition” and heart disease.
  • Ford Motor Company Hits 1 billion

    Ford Motor Company Hits 1 billion
    Ford pass the $100 billion mark on January 9, 1924. The Model T was the most popular product but was selling at the lowest I’ve ever been sold. Ford made more than 10 million vehicles and was able to manufacture so many parts and vehicles because they invented the moving assembly line.
  • The Great Gatsby

    The Great Gatsby
    The great Gatsby was published on April 10, 1925 by F. Scott Fitzgerald. It is a distribution of how wide was in the 1920s. After the book was published Fitzgerald and his wife is older. Grew in wealth, power, and fame.
  • The KKK March

    The KKK March
    The KKK (Ku Klux Klan) marched down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington DC. There were 25,000,000 KKK members marching. The KKK had their own baseball team during the 1920s that white supremacists sponsored, and white people would pay them not come to their weddings and baby showers.
  • First Transatlantic Flight

    First Transatlantic Flight
    Charles A. Lindbergh made history when he flew continuously from Long Island, New York to Paris, France.
  • The Kellogg-Brian’s Pact

    The Kellogg-Brian’s Pact
    The Kellogg-Brian’s Pact was and agreement to outlaw war. The Packers created to prevent another world war between nations. The US, France, Ireland, Canada, do United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, India, Belgium, Poland, Germany, Italy, Japan, and Czechoslovakia agreed not to be involved in another world war. Although that changed quickly when WW2 started.
  • Herbert Hoover elected president

    Herbert Hoover elected president
    Herbert Hoover was known as a big humanitarian that save millions of people from starvation. He led the American Relief Administration, but during the Great Depression he increased unemployment, homelessness, and starvation. Warren Harding appointed Hoover as secretary of commerce, and he got more than 21 million popular votes and got the Republican presidential nomination.
  • The Great Crash

    The Great Crash
    The Great Crash started with investors trading 12.9 million shares, then on Black Monday the Dow Jones industrial Average dropped 13%. It was the world’s biggest economic crash which was a big cause of the Great a depression.
  • Black Thursday

    Black Thursday
    Black Thursday what is an event where investors have the Dow Jones industrial average decrease by 11%. This was the start of the Wall Street crash and lead to The Great Depression.