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United States Population Growth Areas
United States Map 1930
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1920-1930
  • 1921 Warren G. Harding takes oath on March 4; becomes 29th President.
  • 1921 Famous race horse, Man O' War retired to stud. Lives another 26 years.
  • 1922 King Tutankhamun's tomb discovered on Nov. 4, by Howard Carter.
  • 1922 U.S.S.R. created. Includes Russia, Byelorussia, Transcaucasia, and Ukraine.
  • 1922 Teapot Dome scandal involves illegal lease on Navy oil reserves.
  • 1923 Warren G. Harding dies Aug 2 from heart attack in San Francisco.
  • 1923 Calvin Coolidge takes oath on August 3; becomes 30th President.
  • 1924 Congress confers citizenship on (some) Native Americans, June 15.
  • 1924 Lenin dies and Stalin takes over in U.S.S.R.
  • 1924 Covenant of The League of Nations, including Amendments, Dec, 1924.
  • 1925 First female state governor is Nellie Taylor Ross, in Wyoming.
  • 1925 First commercial diesel-electric trains begin service.
  • 1925 Calvin Coolidge takes oath on March 4; begins second term.
  • 1925 John T. Scopes convicted in TN "monkey trial." Teaching evolution.
  • 1926 Richard E. Byrd flies over North Pole May 9.
  • 1927 Charles Lindbergh lands in Paris May 21 after non-stop flight from NY.
  • 1928 Richard E. Byrd flies over South Pole November 28.
  • 1929 St. Valentine's Day massacre in Chicago by rival bootleggers.
  • 1929 Herbert C. Hoover takes oath on March 4; becomes 31st President.
  • 1929 Television is demonstrated by Vladimir K. Zworykin.
  • 1929 Great Depression begins after bank and stock failures in October.
  • 1930 Construction begins on Hoover Dam near Las Vegas--July 7.


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