WW1

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In History
  • Year of first woman elected to Congress

    Year of first woman elected to Congress
    Jeannette Rankin became the first female elected to Congress. U.S. House of Representatives from Montana
  • World War 1 Begins

    World War 1 begins when Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife was assassined
  • Lusitania

    Lusitania
    RMS Lusitania was sunk off the coast of Ireland.
  • Great Migration

    Black slaves from the south moved North in large cities.
  • Selective Service Act

    Selective Service Act
    When males become 18 they legally have to register in the event there’s a draft.
  • Espionage Act

    Made it legal to punish acts of interference with foreign relations.
  • Lenin led a Russian Revolution

    The first leader of the government that took over Russia.
  • Influenza Epidemic

    The most severe pandemic in recent history.
  • Wilson’s 14 points

    Wilson’s 14 points
    Speech stating principles of peace for ending of WW1
  • Sedition Act

    Sedition Act
    It’s illegal to write or say anything false against the federal government.
  • World War 1 Ends

    Allies and Germany reached an armistice.
  • Schneck vs US

    First Amendment can be restricted if words spoken or printed pose a threat to society.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    Allows citizen regarding of sex to vote.
  • US Senate rejects Treaty of Versailles

    The Senate rejected a peace treaty because of US troops and the League of Nations.
  • Radio

    Radio
    Live radio broadcasting began in 1920.
  • League of Nations

    League of Nations
    League of Nations held its first Executive Council meeting
  • Band-Aid

    Band-Aid
    Earle Dickson combined tape and gauze, creating the band-aid.
  • Wilson’s Presidency term

    He lead America through World War 1.
  • Unknown Soldier

    Unknown Soldier
    Congress approved the burial of WW1 unknown soldier
  • Teapot Dome Scandal

    The Teapot Dome scandal was a bribery scandal between the government and oil companies.
  • Deportations

    Deportations
    Between 1929-1936, Hebert Hoover illegally deported over a million people.