The 1920s

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In History
  • Women get to vote

    Women get to vote
    Women are given the right to vote at the beginning of the 20th century. Women's Suffrage Movement
  • First Radio Commerical Broadcast

    First Radio Commerical Broadcast
    People were able to hear about the Presidential Race before they read about in the newspaper. This broadcast was on Election Day, so they could speak about the president. First Radio Broadcast
  • Warren G Harding became President

    Warren G Harding became President
    Warren Harding became president in 1921, after the first World War was over. He promised Americans that the world would return back to normal. Warren Harding Facts
  • Lincoln Memorial Dedication

    Lincoln Memorial Dedication
    The Lincoln Memorial was build to honor Abraham Lincoln. The monument was dedicated in 1922. The monument is shown on the back of the penny and on the five dollar bill. Lincoln Memorial Important Individuals
  • Yankee Stadium

    Yankee Stadium
    Yankee Stadium was the first ballpark to be called a stadium. Babe Ruth played in the opening game at Yankee Stadium. Yankee Stadium
  • Louis Armstrong Records First Song

    Louis Armstrong Records First Song
    Louis Armstrong was one of the most influential jazz composers. He recorded his first solo on April 5, 1923 called "Chimes Blues". His jazz career continued for five decades! Louis Armstrong Biography Chimes Blues Song
  • Calvin Coolidge President

    Calvin Coolidge President
    Calvin Coolidge was the president after Warren Harding died. He was the 30th President of the United States. Calvin Coolidge Biography
  • Winter Olympics

    Winter Olympics
    The first winter olympics are held in Chamonix, France. There were 258 athletes from 16 different countries. Winter Olympics
  • Mount Rushmore Dedicated as a National Memorial

    Mount Rushmore Dedicated as a National Memorial
    Mount Rushmore was dedicated as a national memorial. They began thinking of the idea of creating Mount Rushmore in 1923! The four presidents were carved beginning in the 1930s. The History of Mount Rushmore
  • Robert Goddard Rocket

    Robert Goddard Rocket
    Robert Goddard launched the first liquid fueled rocket. It was only in the air for 2 seconds and went 41 feet high. Robert Goddard and his Rocket
  • Charles Lindbergh's Transatlantic Flight

    Charles Lindbergh's Transatlantic Flight
    Charles Lindbergh was the first person to fly across the Atlantic Ocean without stopping. He took off in New York City and landed in Paris, 33.5 hours later. Charles Lindbergh Biography Landing in Paris
  • Babe Ruth 60th Home Run

    Babe Ruth 60th Home Run
    Babe Ruth played at Yankee Stadium and hit his 60th homerun in the 1927 season. He was the record holder for 34 years. Babe Ruth's 60th Homerun
  • Steamboat Willie Premier

    Steamboat Willie Premier
    Steamboat Willie was very popular, and the first Broadway cartoon to use synchronized sound! It made 1,000 dollars in the first two weeks. Steamboat Willie
  • Martin Luther King was born

    Martin Luther King was born
    Martin Luther king helped African Americans gain equality in America. He is known for his "I have a dream speech". We celebrate his life every January, on Martin Luther King Day. You can listen to part of his "I have a Dream" speech, and listen to a story about his life. I have a Dream Speech Picture Book of Martin Luther King
  • Herbert Hoover President

    Herbert Hoover President
    Herbert Hoover became the 31st President of the United States. He was the President during the Stock Market Crash in 1929. Herbert Hoover Biography
  • Stock Market Crash

    Stock Market Crash
    Stock prices began to decline in September, which eventually led to the crash of the Stock Market. Black Tuesday was when stock prices completely crashed. Stock Market Crash