1921-1941

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In History
  • Immigration Act of 1924

    The Immigration Act of 1924 included the Asian Exclusion Act and National Origins Act. It prevented immigration from Asia, set quotas on the number of immigrants from the Eastern Hemisphere, and provided funding and an enforcement mechanism to carry out the longstanding ban on other immigrants.
  • First Trans-Atlantic Flight

    First Trans-Atlantic Flight
    Charles A. Lindbergh completed the first solo, nonstop transatlantic flight in history, flying his Spirit of St. Louis from Long Island, New York, to Paris, France.
  • Start of the Great Depression

    The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States. It was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century.
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    Great Depression

    The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States. It was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century.
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    Presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt.

    FDR helped US through the Great Depression and World War I
  • Indian Reorganization Act

    The major goal of the Indian Reorganization Act was to reverse the traditional goal of assimilation of Indians into American society and to strengthen, encourage and perpetuate the tribes and their historic traditions and culture.
  • Hidenburg

    Hidenburg
    The German passenger airship LZ 129 Hindenburg caught fire and was destroyed during its attempt to dock with its mooring mast at Naval Air Station Lakehurst.The event shattered public confidence in the giant, passenger-carrying rigid airship.
  • World War II Begins

    Germany invaded Poland , marking the start of World War II.
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    World War II

    Vast majority of the world's countries formed two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis.
  • Attack on Pearl Harbor

    Attack on Pearl Harbor
    The Attack of Pearl Harbor was a military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor. It led to the United States' formal entry into World War II.
  • US Declares War

    Four days after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and the United States declaration of war against the Japanese Empire