AP U.S. History Notes

1920-1940

  • 1921: Washington Naval Conference
  • 1924: Revenue Act slashes income tax on wealthy and corporations
  • 1927: Lindbergh crosses the Atlantic
  • 1929: Stock market crashes
  • 1932: Franklin Roosevelt elected
  • 1933
    • Bank holiday, "Hundred Days"
    • NRA, AAA, FDIC, TVA, FERA, CCC
    • Twentieth Amendment changes inauguration day to January
    • Twenty-first Amendment repeals prohibition
    • Hitler comes to power in Germany
  • 1934
    • Gold standard terminated
    • SEC
  • 1935
    • Social Security Act, WP, NLRA
    • CIO formed
    • U. S. Begins neutrality legislation
  • 1936: FDR re-elected
  • 1937
    • FDR attempts to pack Supreme Court
    • Japan invades China
  • 1938
    • United States Housing Authority
    • Fair labor Standards Act
    • Hitler takes Austria, Munich Agreement
  • 1939: World War 2 begins
  • 1940
    • Roosevelt makes destroyers-for-bases deal with the British
    • Fall of France
    • First peacetime draft

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Aboukhadijeh, Feross. "1920-1940" StudyNotes.org. Study Notes, LLC., 17 Nov. 2012. Web. 10 Dec. 2019. <https://www.apstudynotes.org/us-history/timelines/1920-1940/>.
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