C1) The United States, 1917-33

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In History
  • President Wilson

    President Wilson
    Sought Senate support for the League of Nations
  • The 19th Amendment

    The 19th Amendment
    Guarantees all American women the right to vote
  • President Harding

    President Harding
  • Emergency Immigration Act

    Emergency Immigration Act
    Restricted the number of immigrants to 357,000 per year, and also set down an immigration quota by which only 3% of the total population of any ethnic group already in the USA in 1910.
  • Fordney - McCumber Act raised tariffs

    Law that raised American tariffs on many imported goods to protect factories and farms. The US Congress displayed a pro-business attitude in passing the tariff and in promoting foreign trade by providing huge loans to Europe. That, in turn, bought more US goods.
  • Vice President Coolidge became President

    Vice President Coolidge became President
  • Johnson-Reed Immigration Act

    Johnson-Reed Immigration Act
    Prevented immigration from Asia, set quotas on the number of immigrants from the Eastern Hemisphere, and provided funding and an enforcement mechanism to carry out the longstanding ban on other immigrants.
  • President Hoover

    President Hoover
  • Wall Street Crash

    Wall Street Crash
    Most devastating stock market crash in the history of the United States, when taking into consideration the full extent and duration of its after effects. The crash, which followed the London Stock Exchange's crash of September, signaled the beginning of the 12-year Great Depression that affected all Western industrialized countries
  • Smoot-Hawley tariff

    Smoot-Hawley tariff
    Raised import duties to protect American businesses and farmers, adding considerable strain to the international economic climate of the Great Depression. Smoot-Hawley contributed to the early loss of confidence on Wall Street and signaled U.S. isolationism. By raising the average tariff by some 20 percent, it also prompted retaliation from foreign governments, and many overseas banks began to fail.
  • National Credit Corporation established

    An organisation created by the Hoover administration to try to stop bank failure stemming from the Great Depression.
  • Reconstruction Finance Corporation

    Reconstruction Finance Corporation
    Was a government corporation administered by the United States Federal Government between 1932 and 1957 that provided financial support to state and local governments and made loans to banks, railroads, mortgage associations, and other businesses.
  • President Roosevelt

    President Roosevelt
  • President Wilson

    President Wilson
    Led America into the First World War
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    Red Scare

    Many in the United States feared recent immigrants and dissidents, particularly those who embraced the communist, socialist, or anarchist ideology
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    Post-war recession