1930’s By Cassy Number of states in the 1930’s There were only 48 states in the 1930’s, Alaska, and Hawaii Did not join yet. Inventions: • One of the inventions in the 1930’s is baby food. Baby food was Invented by three doctors in 1931, too prevent a disease called Rickets, this is caused by the lack of vitamin D. Baby food was soft, and it was easy for the baby to chew. Also because it made it easier for the Mom because she didn’t have to cook the food and mash it up, because the baby food came pre-packaged. Wars that the U.S was involved in or aided. • In the 1930’s the U.S did not actively aid any Countries, or fight in any wars. Congress passed in August 31, 1935 The Neutrality Acts. The United States was not allowed to send ammunition, loan money, or to aid any warring countries. The public opinion wanted to be neutral, Congress wanted to be neutral, but the current president Franklin D. Roosevelt disagreed. He gave in because he did not have the support behind his opinion. Two people who influenced this decade. Amelia Earhart • Amelia Earhart was known for solo flying. But on July 1, 1937, she entered a flight with Fredrick J. Noonan from Miami, Florida . Frederick was there to co-navigate for the first round-the- world flight. The two flew to the journeys starting point, New Guinea, but after they took flight, they never arrived to their destination. Charles Lindbergh • Charles Lindbergh was an American Aviator, he made the first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean on May 20- 21 1927. Other pilots had crossed the Atlantic Ocean before him, but Lindbergh was the first alone, nonstop. Also Lindbergh was what people were talking about for a long time. In the early thirties his infant child was kidnapped for ransom. He paid the $50,000 ransom but his infant son was still killed. Presidents: • Herbert Hoover was in office 1929-1933. • Franklin Roosevelt was in office 1933-1945. Family life: • Life was hard because people lost their jobs or were at risk for losing there jobs if they went on strike. The real big difficulty was that people couldn’t afford food. People would wait in lines for hours just for the smallest amount of food. People would donate food because they knew people had lost their jobs. Children went to school and they had a shortage of books because of the prices, and some schools couldn’t afford them. Workers knew that they needed to do their best because they knew that there job is at risk. Ten events: • 1930: January 6th: Lindbergh arrives in New York, setting a • cross- country flying record of 14.75 Hours. • 1931: February 11th: Inventor Thomas Alva Edison dies. • 1932: The 20th Amendment , which will move the presidential • Inauguration to January 20th is sent to the states for ratification. • 1933: Former President Calvin Coolidge die at the age of 60. • 1934: January 31st : Roosevelt signs the farm mortgage refinancing act, to help farmers pay there mortgages with easier credit terms. • 1935: Amelia Earhart becomes the first person to fly solo across the Pacific Ocean. • to France Also…….. • 1936: New Jersey Mother, Mabel Eaton loses custody of her children due to her affiliation with the Communist party. • 1937: The flood of 1937 • Swamps areas along the Ohio river. • 1938: The Ludlow resolution, requiring a natural referendum of declaration of war is shelved. • 1939:Roosevelt meets with member’s of the senate military affairs Committee to discuss the policy of selling air planes to France Fashions: In the 1930’s the female’s more gentle look returns, making a more lady-like appearance. Madeleine Vionnet would use her technique designers to produce magnificent gowns in Satins, crepe-de- chine's, silks, crepe’s, and Chiffons by cross cutting the fabric, creating a flare and fluidity of drapery and other methods. Men would wear suits with a V-shaped chest and add additional breadth to the wide shoulders. Most people could not afford clothes so women sewed and mending their clothes, their Husband’s clothes, and their Children’s clothes. A lot of the style was influenced by Hollywood movies because people wanted to look like what they saw on the big screen. Sketch similar of what the dresses looked like. Worst of this decade The stalk market crashed in 1929, witch caused the Great Depression, and many people became poor because of it. One of the most climatic events in the history of the United States was the “Dust Bowl” drought which devastated the United States central states region known as the great plains. The Dust Bowl all but dried up an already depressed economy in the 1930’s creating millions of dollars of damages. Farmers and their families move from the country to the city in hope of finding work. Best of this decade. • The first Diesel engine automobile trip is completed. • While studying photograph taken in January, Clyde Tombaugh discovers Pluto, a heavenly body considered a planet until 2006. • Snow White a classical hit comes out in 1931. • The tallest building, Empire State Building was finished in 1931. The End!!!!! • Thank you for watching my power point! Cassy Heathcote.
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