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From 1920 to 1929

-1919-1921 agricultural depression

-1920 Women won the right to vote

-1920 US Senate rejects Wilson's League of Nations

-1921 Maternity and Infancy Act (reduced infant mortality rate)

-1921 US President Warren Harding died in office

-1923 Calvin Coolidge (a lawyer) became US President

-1926 "We are a movement of the people" said the Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan as racial violence grew

-1929 Typical work week drops to 5 nine-hour days

-1920 First regular licensed radio broadcast

-1922-35 Invention of radar

-1923 First talking motion picture

-1925 Frozen Food Process invented

-1926 Liquid-fuel rockets invented

-1927 Lindbergh flies across the Atlantic

-1928 "The Auto Age" declared

-1928 Invention of the "iron lung" for pollio victims

-1929 US telephones hit 20 million mark


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