US History

Events

US investment in Cuba

1898 - 1932

treaty of versailles

1919

Ended WW1

Eighteenth Amendment

1919

(prohibit sale of alcohol)

Theodore roosevelt dies

1919

Woodrow Wilson's term ends

1919

Art deco

1920 - 1929

Modern architectural style of the 1920's

Jazz movement

1920

jazz gains culture and popularity

Ellis Island no longer used as a immigration port

1920

Negro Baseball League

1920

Red Scare

1920 - 1930

Communist scare in the United States

League Of Nations

1920

The US fails to join

Mexican war comes to an end

1920

Flappers rise in popularity

1920 - 1929

Women gain confidence and begin the flapper fashion movement

Prohibition

1920 - 1929

illegal sale of alcohol and such

Yellow Dog Contract

1920

Employee signs this contract to not join labor union

Naval disarmament

1920 - 1929

A treaty for each country to reduce amount of warships.

over 4 million immigrants in the usa

1920 - 1929

Harlem Renaissance

1920

Cultural explosion of african american art, style, music ECT.

Battle of Blair Mountain

1921

Armed coal miners rebel against law enforcement, U.S military intervenes due to president order.

Warren G. Harding presidency

1921 - 1923

29th president

Bella lugosi

1921

Integrated from hungary (actor)

Emergency Quotea Act

1921

restricted immigration into the U.S

Bessie Coleman became first female african american pilot

1921

Tulsa Race Riots

1921

Yankee Stadium Built

1923

Stadium built in New York

Calvin Coolidge presidency

1923 - 1929

30th president

Posey War

1923

Last ditch effort of Native American resistance

Tea Pot Dome Scandal

1923

bribery of oil ( involved government)

Ford Motor Company

1924

Market Capitalization exceeds 1 billion $

Border Patrol Established

1924

Immigration Act of 1924

1924

Klansmen March

1925

Ku Klux Klan march on Washington

Harlem GlobeTrotters basketball team is established

1927

Stock Market Collapse

1929

Mexican deportation

1930 - 1939

Mexicans in America were being deported to Mexico on free train rides, but were also tricked into being sent to Mexico.

Charles Curtis becomes vice president

1930

31st vice president

Immigration in the 30's

1930 - 1939

the Nation Origins Formula institutes a quota that caps national immigration at 150,000 people

Mexican Immigrants Work

1930 - 1939

Mexican Immigrants are doing every job from farming to factories

Great Migration

1930 - 1939

The great migration brought millions of African Americans from the rural South into northern cities.

League of Struggle for negro rights

1930

founded in New York city

"Don't Buy Where You Can't Work."

1930

Bill Tate led a boycott of white merchants in Chicago in 1929 who refused to hire blacks

Hebert Hoover becomes president

1930

31st president

Smoot-Hawley Tariff

1930

Worsened great depression

Scottsboro Boys

1931

arrested controversial case

The New Deal

1933 - 1938

Support for farmers, youth, unemployed, and elderly

Civilian Conservation Corps

1933 - 1942

Employed young men to perform unskilled work in rural areas.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

1933 - 1945

32nd president

National Recovery Industrial Act

1933

allowed industries to meet and write codes of fair competition

John Nance garner becomes Vice president

1934

32nd vice president

Social Security Act

1935

provides general welfare and benefits

Neutrality Acts

1935 - 1939

forbade American ships from entering war zones and prohibited them from being armed, and barred Americans from traveling on belligerent ships.

Jessie Owens wins 4 gold medals

1936

Berlin Olympics

U.S house authority created

1937

Provided housing for low income and homeless.

Southern Negro Youth congress founded

1937

Fair Labor Standard Act

1938

Maximum of 44 hours a week and $.40 an hour.

Little League is formed

1939

First non segregated youth sport

Cash And Carry

1939

Replaced Neutrality Act of 1936, wa an arms trade with Europe and the US.

Nationality Act

1940

Pertains to nationality at birth, nationality through naturalization, and loss of nationality

Benjamin O. Davis

1940

promotes to be first African American general in the US army

Air power

1940

Nation focuses highly on air force (18 months before pearl harbor)

lend lease act

1940 - 1941

Proposed in late 1940 and passed in March 1941, the Lend-Lease Act was the principal means for providing U.S. military aid to foreign nations during World War II.

Mitchell v. U.s

1941

Seating on trains is desegregated

U.S enters WW2

1941

Almost immediately after the bombing of Pearl Harbor the U.S enters WW2

Henry A. Wallace becomes Vice president

1941

33rd vice president

Pearl Harbor Attack

1941

Japan attacks Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

Bracero Program

1942 - 1964

Agreement of decent living conditions and a minimum wage of $.30 for manual labors.

Rations

1942

Due to WW2 ration books were distributed for food.

Committee on racial equality

1942

becomes congress on racial equality

Detroit race Riot

1943

Island Hopping

1943 - 1945

The U.S marines went from island to island near and around japan taking each over

Surplus Property Act

1944

Insured fair values for properties.

Breton Woods

1944

Conference to reconstitute the international economy.

Primus King

1944

Primus King turned down at ballot box attempting to vote

Battle of Okinawa

1945

Island battle in Japan territory after Pearl Harbor

Civil Rights movement begins

1945

Harry S. Truman becomes president

1945

33rd president

Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

1945

The bombing of the two cities was used to end ww2.

21-point plan

1945

Truman presents Congress with his 21-point plan for Reconversion.

Harry S. Truman becomes vice president

1945

Was previous president

Truman signs the Employment Act of 1946

1945 - 1956

Truman signs the Employment Act of 1946, placing increased responsibility for economic stability on the federal government.

The Battle of Iwo Jima

1945

Henry .A wallace resigns

1945

Truman asks for, and receives, Wallace's resignation.