American History B

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  • Car

    An automobile is a wheeled motor vehicle used for transporting passengers, which also carries its own engine or motor.
  • Telephone

    The telephone is a telecommunications device that transmits and receives sounds.
  • Television

    Television is a telecommunication medium for transmitting and receiving moving images that can be monochrome or colored, with accompanying sound.
  • Radio

    Radio is the transmission of signals through free space by modulation of electromagnetic waves with frequencies below those of visible light.
  • The Great Migration Act

    The Great Migration was the movement of 6 million blacks out of the Southern United States to the Northeast, Midwest, and West from 1910 to 1970.
  • 18th Amendment

    The Eighteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution established Prohibition in the United States.
  • 19th Amendment

    The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibits any United States citizen to be denied the right to vote based on sex.
  • Emergency Quota Act

    The Act restricted the number of immigrants admitted from any country annually to 3% of the number of residents from that same country living in the United States as of the U.S. Census of 1910.
  • Immigration Act 1924

    The Immigration Act of 1924 was a United States federal law that limited the annual number of immigrants who could be admitted from any country to 2% of the number of people from that country who were already living in the United States in 1890, down from the 3% cap set by the Immigration Restriction Act of 1921, according to the Census of 1890
  • Black Tuesday

    Black Tuesday was the most devastating stock market crash in the history of the United States on Wall Street.
  • Black Thursday

    This is the Thursday before the notorius, Black Tuesday, and on this date the stock market began to fall.
  • 21st Amendment

    The Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution repealed the Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which had mandated nationwide Prohibition.
  • 1933

    The state of the economy was up up because since there were so many people out at war, a lot of jobs opened up for minorities. Also, the demand for supplies, weapons, munitions and more in the war created a lot of business for companies who manufacture those products.
  • F.D.R.

    F.D.R., was the 32nd President of the United States and a central figure in world events during the mid-20th century, leading the United States during a time of worldwide economic crisis and world war.
  • Hoover Dam Constructed

    The Hoover Dam is a concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between the US states of Arizona and Nevada.
  • Computer

    A computer is a programmable machine designed to sequentially and automatically carry out a sequence of arithmetic or logical operations.
  • G.I. Bill of Right

    The G.I. Bill, was an omnibus law that provided college or vocational education for returning World War II veterans as well as one year of unemployment compensation.
  • Frisbee

    A frisbee is a disc-shaped glider that is generally plastic and roughly 20 to 25 cm in diameter, with a lip.
  • Internet

    The Internet is a global system of interconnected computer networks that use the standard Internet protocol suite to serve billions of users worldwide.