1920-1941

Timeline created by BR88KE
In History
  • Immigration Act of 1924

    The Immigration Act of 1924, also known as the Johnson-Reed Act, was an act that only allowed a small percentage of immigrants enter America. The Immigration Act completely excluded Asian immigrants from entering America.
  • The Great Depression Begins

    The Great Depression had begun in America and it started with the stock market crash of 1929. The Great Depression was an extreme nationwide economic depression that was mainly in the 1930s.
  • Franklin Roosevelt

    Franklin Roosevelt was elected to be the 32nd president of the United States of America.
  • The Robinson–Patman Act

    The Robinson-Patman Act is a federal law that outlaw all types of price discrimination. The act was mainly designed to keep small retail shops safe from the hard competition from chain stores by creating a minimum price for retail products.
  • The Fair Labor Standards Act

    The Fair Labor Standards Act, aka FLSA, gave the first restrictions on what a job could be. The act established minimum wage, overtime pay, record keeping, and child labor standards affecting full-time and part-time workers in the private sector and in federal, state, and local governments.
  • The New Deal

    The New Deal was enacted by Franklin D. Roosevelt, and contained multiple programs, public work projects, financial reforms, and regulations. It was created to help people recover financially from the Great Depression.
  • The Attack on Pearl Harbor

    On December 7th, 1941 the Japaneses enacted a surprise attack on the U.S., which killed over 2,500 people in Honolulu, Hawaii. The people that were killed were mostly navy, but there were some from the army, marines, and civilians.
  • America Joins WWII

    Franklin D. Roosevelt was the president of the U.S. when it entered into WWII. There were many circumstances that impacted the United States decision to enter WWII, but the biggest one was the Pearl Harbor bombing, which occurred on the same day that America joined WWII.