WWII to the 1930s Era Time Line

Timeline created by efarr52
In History
  • Wilson’s Presidency Term

    Thomas Woodrow Wilson was elected president of the United States of America during WWI. His term ended in 1921.
  • WWI Timeframe

    World War 1 begins after the assasination of Franz Ferdinand, Archduke and heir of the Austria-Hungarian Empire. World War 1 ends after 4 years, on 11/11/1918, the Allied powers claiming victory.
  • Lusitania

    The British ship Lusitania sinks off the coast of England, torpedoed by a German submarine. 128 Americans are killed.
  • Great Migration Time Frame

    Roughly 6 million African Americans migrate out of southern states over a roughly 55 years, for the most part ending in the 1970s.
  • Lenin Lead a Russian Revolution

    Political leader and revolutionary, Lenin, leads a revolt against the Russian government, the revolution ending in 1923.
  • Selective Service Act

    The Selective Service Act is passed, requiring all men between 21 and 30 to register for the draft.
  • Espionage Act

    The Espionage act is passed, making discussion of the negative aspects of the war illegal.
  • First Woman Elected to Congress (Rankin)

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin is elected the first female representative of Congress.
  • Influenza (flu) Epidemic

    An outbreak of influenza after WWI kills almost 50 million people.
  • Wilson’s 14 Point

    Wilson gives a speech outlining his 14 points on how to end WWI and achieve world peace.
  • Sedition Act

    Congress passes the Sedition act to protect America’s participation in WWI.
  • US Senate Rejects Treaty of Versailles

    The Senate of the United States of America refused to ratify the Treaty of Versailles after WWI, and didn’t join the League of Nations
  • Schenck Vs. US

    The Schenck case passed deciding that speaking against WWI was illegal under the espionage act.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    Women are given the constitutional right to vote.
  • World Series Broadcast

    World Series Broadcast
    The Baseball World Series is broadcast on the radio for the first time.
  • Teapot Dome Scandal

    Former Secretary of the interior, Albert Fall, is charged with accepting bribes from oil companies skiing for exclusive rights to drill on a piece of federal land known as the teapot dome.
  • Yankee Stadium

    Yankee Stadium
    The Yankee Stadium is built in the Bronx, New York.
  • The Jazz Singer premiers

    The Jazz Singer premiers
    The first “talking” picture, The Jazz Singer premiers.
  • Hoover Elected

    Hoover Elected
    Herbert Hoover is elected President of the United States.
  • Mickey Mouse is Born

    Mickey Mouse is Born
    Mickey Mouse makes his first appearance in the Steamboat Willie short, produced by Disney.