The end of WWI signifies a cultural shift in US culture
The Volstead Act helped to establish and outline the 18th Ammendment
Prohibition banned the sale, making, and transportation of liquor as defined by the Volstead Act.
US Fundamentalists began to crack down on those entering the country, with the exception of Japanese and Filipino people.
The Scopes Monkey Trial was the trial against John Scopes for the crime of teaching evolution, highlighting the debate between evolutionism versus fundamentalism that dominated the Roaring Twenties.
Black Thursday marks the start of the Stock Market Crash of 1929, and the subsequent Great Depression.
FDR held the first "fireside chat" over the radio to let the American people know of his plans.
The end of Prohibition marks a new beginning for the United States, economically and socially. Prohibition caused organized crime and was preventing the US government from collecting much needed taxes, so the end of Prohibition is a breath of fresh air for many Americans
Early in the morning, Japan executes a surprise attack on Pearl Harbour, Hawaii. This event killed 2300 Americans, destroyed the USS Arizona and Oklahoma, sank or beached 12 ships, damaged 9 ships, destroyed 160 aircraft and damaged a further 150 aircraft.
After Pearl Harbour, Congress requests that FDR declares war on Japan. He does, and only two days later, on 10. December 1941, Germany and Italy declare war on the US. This marks the US's entrance into WWII.