Literature Between Two Wars

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US not involved in war

1914 - 1917

WORLD WAR I

1914 - 1918

THE GREAT MIGRATION

1915 - 1940

Because of the industrial needs of WWI, job opportunities opened up for African Americans to work in factories

US involvement in war; side with England and France

1917 - 1918

WORLD WAR 1 ENDS

1918

Prohibition

1919 - 1933

Women's Suffrage

1920

Women began demanding equality and similar freedoms in education, professional work, mobility, dress, and sexuality.

Automobiles become affordable

1920

Olsen's Yonnondio takes place in early 1920's

1920 - 1923

THE GREAT DEPRESSION

1929 - 1940

Stock Market Crash

1929

New Connectedness thanks to Phonograph record, record player, and radio!

1929

Adolf Hitler begins campaign to conquer rest of Europe

1930

Miss Lonelyhearts FIRST PUBLISHED

1933

Waiting for Lefty FIRST PUBLISHED

1933

General Strike

1934

3 MAIN:
- San Francisco Dock Workers
- Toledo Ohio Auto Parts
- Minneapolis Truckers Strike

TEWWG FIRST PUBLISHED

1937

UTC FIRST PUBLISHED

1938

WORLD WAR II

1939 - 1945

Japan bombs pearl harbor

1941

Blood on the Forge

1941

US enter WW II

1941

(Germany and Japan are allies)