Timeline of the 1920's

By abl1
  • Palmer Raids

    Palmer Raids
    Palmer and agents hunted down suspected communists, socialists and anarchists.
  • 18th Ammendment Passed

    18th ammendment established prohibition and made alcohol illegal
  • Sacco and Vanzetti Arrests

    Sacco and Vanzetti Arrests
    Sacco and Vanzetti were Italian American radical immigrants accused of murdering a factory paymaster and his guard.
  • 19th ammendment

    Gave women the right to vote
  • Emergency Quota Act

    Act passed to limit the number of people entering the United States from each foreign country.
  • Scopes Monkey Trial

    Scopes Monkey Trial
    Verdict on case of teacher John Scopes was reached. Scopes was on trial for teaching Darwin's theory of evolution in school.
  • Herbert Hoover President

    Herbert Hoover elected as president
  • 21st ammendment

    Repealed the 18th ammendment and ended prohibition