1920's

Timeline created by 1920's
  • Clayton Anti-Trust Act

    Clayton Anti-Trust Act
    This act placed many restrictions on big business, largely due to monopolies like Standard Oil and the American Tobacco Company. It said striking, picketing, and peaceful protest was all right.
  • 18th Amendment Ratified

    18th Amendment Ratified
    "Congress ratifies the 18th Amendment, prohibiting the sale of alcohol anywhere in the United States."
  • Urban area's (1920's)

    Urban area's (1920's)
    "During the time period of the 1920s, the United States Census reports that more Americans are living in urban areas than in rural areas. "Urban," however, is defined as any city with more than 2,500 people."
  • Palmer Raids (1920's)

    Palmer Raids (1920's)
    The Palmer Raids begin, conducting a period of intense governmental persecution of radical dissidents in response to the nation's sweeping post-war Civil rights movement/ the red scare. 
  • economy growth in the 1920's

    economy growth in the 1920's
    In the 1920s America's economy had grown 42 percent. Production spread new customers goods. World War I destroyed most of Europe. New construction almost doubled, from $6.7 billion to $10.1 billion. ( Income $687.7 billion )
  • The Great war

    The Great war
    " The Great War is over and the U.S. is now a world power with a new sense of peace and prosperity. Sometimes referred to as the Jazz Age or the Roaring 20s, the 1920s are known for their new music, new fashions, and entertainment."
  • President Warren

    President Warren
    "Warren Harding became President. The recession ended in July without any intervention. Congress increased the corporate tax rate from 10 percent to 12.5 percent. The Emergency Immigration Act restricted the number of immigrants to 3 percent of the 1910 U.S. population."
    https://www.thebalance.com/roaring-twenties-4060511
  • Phipps Act

    Phipps Act
    "The Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1921 or Phipps Act was an act passed by President Warren G. Harding for more interstate construction. This increased a lot of jobs for building highways, and it also allowed more people to travel easier, getting jobs in different places. It also helped in transporting goods as now they could be done over the highways."
  • Railway Shop-men's Strike

    Railway Shop-men's Strike
    The 1922 Great Rail Strike or the Men's Strike Railway Shop was one of the workforce police's largest strikes. Several railroad institutions began this with being fed up having to pay a minuscule amount for the dangerous work they were doing. This put a halt to production, and it was finished in August, leading in some labor adjustments.
  • Ford Exceeds $1 Billion

    Ford Exceeds $1 Billion
    Ford's market cap or value went up to more than $ 1 billion. For United States factories and production companies, this creates more jobs and revenue.
  • Mickey Mouse Created :)

    Mickey Mouse Created :)
    In the animated short, Steamboat Willie, Walt Disney released his first animated cartoon, Mickey Mouse. This created a new industry for people to invest in animated cartoons, and it started Walt Disney's success, leading to much more innovation down the line.
  • Stock Market Crash of 1929

    Stock Market Crash of 1929
    "The government raised interest rates.
    In August 1929 – just weeks before the stock market crashed – the Federal Reserve Bank of New York raised the interest rate from 5 percent to 6 percent. Some experts say this steep, sudden hike cooled investor enthusiasm, which affected market stability and sharply reduced economic growth. The source that was used: https://www.history.com/news/what-caused-the-stock-market-crash-of-1929
  • The great depression.

    The great depression.
    The stock market crash and really only affected American investors, who were not the majority of the population. The aftermath is what really started the Great Depression, businesses cutting production, wages, and workers. Only a world war raised the economic pit back to the surface level.
  • great depression pt.2

    great depression pt.2
    It raised taxes on 900 imports. It originally was supposed to help farmers but ended up imposing tariffs on hundreds of other products.
  • great depression pt.3

    great depression  pt.3
    "The Supreme Court declared the National Industrial Recovery Act unconstitutional. FDR launched more programs focused on the poor, the unemployed, and farmers."
  • great depression pt.4

    great depression  pt.4
    "The Supreme Court declared the National Industrial Recovery Act unconstitutional. FDR launched more programs focused on the poor, the unemployed, and farmers."
  • The stock market

    The stock market
    "the stock market increased in value by 20 percent a year. It began rising in 1924. The number of shares traded doubled to 5 million per day."