"Years of Crisis" Timeline Project - Elizabeth Kandler

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

    Treaty of Versailles Signed
  • The First Meeting of the League of Nations

    The First Meeting of the League of Nations
  • Volstead Act Sets Prohibition on Alcohol

    Volstead Act Sets Prohibition on Alcohol
    On January 17th, 1920, the Volstead Act, or 18th Amendment, was passed. This prohibited the transportation, production, and importation of alcohol in the U.S. This led to an era called Prohibition. This time period was important because this amendment was the first to be repealed, and a wave of crime and illegal acts were introduced. Now that the government took something from them, the people started to use crimes and violence as a source for their anger. This will have an impact on the future.
  • 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 and 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 can change the world through politics.
  • Vladimir Lenin Dies

    Vladimir Lenin Dies
  • Immigration Act and National Origins Act

    Immigration Act and National Origins Act
    On May 26th, 1924, the United States passed the Immigration Act that limited the amount of immigrants that were allowed into the United States. In order to enter the country, they needed to take a literacy test, and their nationalities were looked into too. When this act was passed, it started the beginning to the countries starting to not let in certain types of people. Ever since, countries have had problems where there are too many foreign people coming into their countries and changing them.
  • Wall Street Crash and The Great Depression

    Wall Street Crash and The Great Depression
    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 grew as he spoke about defeating their anger, beginning his leadership. Hitler's leadership is significant because he was the reason the war started. He led Germany to invade other countries' lands, which started the tensions.
  • 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 we should be paying all unemployed people and start building places for people to start over again. This is significant because it started a new way of dealing with economics. There was a change in balance of power between Congress and government, and there were new ideas about money control.
  • Spanish Civil War

    Spanish Civil War
  • Second Sino-Japanese War

    Second Sino-Japanese War
  • German Invasion of Poland

    German Invasion of Poland