"Years of Crisis" Timeline Project - Elizabeth Kandler

Timeline created by e.kandler
In History
  • Treaty of Versailles Signed

    Treaty of Versailles Signed
  • Volested Act Sets Prohibition on Alcohol

    Volested Act Sets Prohibition on Alcohol
    On January 17th, 1920 the Volested Act was passed. This prohibited the transportation, production, and importation of alcohol in the United States. This led to the beginning of Prohibition that was to period were people would start gang violence and other crimes to push the idea of a perfect society out the window. The country tried to make everything "perfect", but the people revolted. This is significant because it shows how we will never have anything to be completely pristine.
  • Radification of the 19th Amendment

    Radification of the 19th Amendment
    On August 8th, 1920, the women of the U.S. were granted to right to vote. Through this amendment being passed, women were able to be part of the country more and expand themselves in the work force. Women were able to get more white-collar jobs and wear make-up to go out an be social. This event is significant because it allowed women to get the rights they deserved. For so many years, they weren't able to do anything but take care of family. Now, they are able to further impact the world.
  • Immigration Act and National Origins Act

    Immigration Act and National Origins Act
  • Wall Street Crash and The Great Depression

    Wall Street Crash and The Great Depression
    On Tuesday, October, 29th, 1929, also known as Black Tuesday, is the day where investors traded 16 million shares of the New York stock exchange only for billions of dollars to be lost in the same day. After a major drop in money, people began to lose jobs, banks went out of business, and the worth of money went up. The significance of this event, is that it put a perspective into consumers' heads on how we should be wise about money. Ever since, we have been more intelligent about investments.
  • Adolf Hitler Becomes Chancellor of Germany

    Adolf Hitler Becomes Chancellor of Germany
    After the frustrating outcome of World War I, the Germans were upset about the economy and harsh peace terms that were demanded from the treaty. On January 30th, 1933, Adolf Hitler was named the leader of the Nazi Party by President Paul von Hindenburg. His popularity began to grow as he spoke about defeating their anger, beginning his leadership. Hitler's leadership is significant because he was the reason the war was so long. He showed the world that Germany was a force to be reckon with.
  • The New Deal

    The New Deal
    On March 4th, 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt initiated an act that allowed the farmers to be paid to produce the crops and end the horrible time for agriculture. Then, he added to that act and said that we should be paying all unemployed people and start building places for the people to start over again. This is significant because it shows people that we can always find a way of out economic troubles if we just slowly rebuild. This is the big renewal of the country's economy.
  • Spanish Civil War

    Spanish Civil War
  • Amelia Earhart's Plane Disappears

    Amelia Earhart's Plane Disappears
  • Second Sino-Japanese War

    Second Sino-Japanese War
  • The New England Hurricane

    The New England Hurricane
  • German Invasion of Poland

    German Invasion of Poland