1930's

Timeline created by lilmisskaula
  • Smoot-Hawley Tariff Bill

    Smoot-Hawley Tariff Bill
    Hoover signs Smoot-Hawley Tariff Bill, placing the largest tariffs ever on American goods, especially significant for minerals, chemicals, textiles and farm goods. It taxed all importing and exporting good. This helped America gain money during the depression
  • Thomas Alva Edison dies.

    Thomas Alva Edison dies.
    The inventor Thomas Alva Edison dies, he was very important he add alot to society.
  • Al Capone was convicted

    Al Capone was convicted
    Al Capone was convicted after trial was sentenced to eleven years in Federal prison, fined $50,000 and charged $7,692 for court costs, in addition to $215,000 plus interest due on back taxes. The six-month Contempt of Court sentence was to be served concurrently.
  • Adolf Hitler Becomes Chancellor

    Adolf Hitler Becomes Chancellor
    Adolf Hitler Becomes Chancellor of Germany. He got sworn in around noon. This is important because it changes the flow of government for Germany. This gets Hitler closer to him taking over like he planned.
  • Concentration Camp

    Concentration Camp
    First Nazi Concentration Camp Established. These started within months of Hitler becoming chancellor.
  • Congress passes Gold Reserve Act

    Congress passes Gold Reserve Act
    empowering the president to regulate the value of the U.S. dollar. required that all gold and gold certificates held by the Federal Reserve be surrendered and vested in the sole title of the United States Department of the Treasury. The use of the dollar bill was shot down.
  • The Hindenberg Disaster

    The Hindenberg Disaster
    It was a German passenger aircraft that caught fire and was destroyed. The actual cause of the fire remains unknown
  • German-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact

    German-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact
    German-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact Signed treaty between states agreeing to avoid war or armed conflict between them
  • World War II Begins

    with the invasion of Poland by Germany