Politics And Economic



On August 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is ratified prohibiting any U.S. citizen from being denied the right to vote based on sex. KDKA in Pittsburgh, PA, becomes the first radio station to offer regular broadcasts on November 2, 1920. On March 4, 1921, Congress approved the burial of an unidentified American soldier from World War I in the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery.

Red Scare

After World War 1 Russian came into a revolution in their country and when it did communism fell into place in the country. Worried about the idea of communism coming to America many Americans did not agree with the idea of immigrants coming to the United States and spreading the word or idea of a communist government.

Stock Market Crash

On October 29 The Stock Market crashed more than half. People lost so much money due to this people who bought the stocks or companies were the most affected, such as Ford and Chevrolet who were dominating in the market with their automobiles.


The prohibition was enacted in 1920-1933. It was mandated under the 18th amendment. The las banned selling, trading, and consumption of alcohol in the United States. Prohibition was passed to reduce crime and corruption, solve social problems, reduce the tax burden created by prisons and poorhouses, and improve health and hygiene in America.