U.S History timeline project 3

Timeline created by ElisabethHall
In History
  • Election of 1924

    Republican candidate Calvin Coolidge defeated Democrat John Davis and Progressive Party, candidate Robert La Follette
  • Charles Lindbergh crosses the Atlantic Ocean

    Charles Lindbergh was the first person to fly across the Atlantic Ocean when he went from New York City to Paris, France.
  • Election of 1928

    Republican candidate Herbert Hoover easily won the president against Democrat Alfred Smith.
  • Stock Market Crash

    During the roaring twenties, investors had been selling overpriced stocks and on October 24th a record of 12.9 million stocks were traded and the stock market crashed.
  • 20th Amendment proposed

    Senator George Norris proposed the 20th amendment so that instead of presidents and congress members being sworn in March they would be sworn in January.
  • Election of 1932

    The election of 1932 was very important because it was during the Great Depression and the American people were not happy with President Hoover, who did not do very much to help solve the Great Depression. Therefore, Democrat Franklin Roosevelt beat Republican Herbert Hoover.
  • 21st Amendment

    The 21st amendment repealed the 18th amendment which had prohibited the sale and production of alcohol.
  • Election of 1936

    The American people were pleased with the new programs that President Roosevelt had implemented. So President Roosevelt won reelection against Republican Alf Landon.
  • Election of 1940

    The election of 1940 was the first time that a president was re-elected for a third term when President Roosevelt won re-election against Republican Wendell Willkie.
  • Pearl Harbor

    On December 7th, 1941 2 waves of Japanese airplanes dropped bombs on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. This event caused several U.S navy ships to be damaged and destroyed
  • U.S declares war on Japan

    Two days after the attack on Pearl Harbor President Roosevelt came on to the radio and told the American people that they would be declaring war on Japan.
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    U.S History/ 1921-1941