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America from 1930-1939
Transcript of America from 1930-1939
America from 1930-1939
The Empire State building opens in New York city
"The Star Spangled Banner" becomes national anthem
U.S. President Herbert Hoover is succeeded by Franklin Delano Roosevelt
21st amendment, ends prohibition
First drive-in theater opens in New Jersey
Albert Einstein arrives in the US
as a refugee from Germany
"Bureau of Investigation" changed to "Federal Bureau of Investigation"
Social Security Act passes
Amelia Earhart is first to fly solo from Hawaii
Golden Gate bridge completed in San Francisco
Amelia Earhart Vanishes
The Dust Bowl
Parker Brothers sells the game "Monopoly"
Death of famous bank robbers Bonnie and Clyde
Fair labor standards act
-minimum wage is created
Superman first appears in comic books
The Blue Water Bridge opens connecting Port Huron,
Michigan to Sarnia, Ontario.
Germany invades Poland, World War II begins.
Amelia Earhart is officially declared dead after 1937 disappearance
Novel "The Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck is first published
The Hewlett-Packard Company is founded.
Sit-down strikes are outlawed by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated Film
Franklin D. Roosevelt is re-elected president
Construction of Hoover Dam is completed.
Stamp collecting became a popular hobby
Board games and Parlor games caught on
Fashion trends did not change seasonally
Zippers were first used
Dr. Seuss children's books were a huge hit
Robert & Mary were the most popular names
Fads and Fashions
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