The World War Cycle

The Depression / World War II Era (1930-1944)




The 13 Original
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Cohorts: Silent Generation - Artist, Adaptive Type (1925-1942)
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Timeline events: Outer-DrivenEra

(1930) Hoover signs the Smoot-Hawley Tariff to raise duties, Congress establishes the Veterans Administration, President Hoover asks for and receives funding for public works projects for the unemployed,
(1931) Press "Gag Rule" ruled unconstitutional, Scottsboro boys convicted of rape
(1932) Franklin Delano Roosevelt elected President, Lindberg baby kidnapping case forces passage of death penalty in kidnapping cases, Wisconsin passes first unemployment insurance law,
(1933) FDR gives first "fireside chat" and announces the New Deal, Twentieth Ammendment (Lame Duck) and the Twenty First Ammendment (repealing Prohibition) are ratified, National Labor Board established, Congress enacts a host of anti-depression measures (CCC, FERA, AAA, Emergency Banking Relief Act, etc.), the TVA is created, the FDIC is created to insure deposits, the "Iconoscope" TV is demonstrated,
(1934) The Securities and Exchange Commission is set up to regulate Wall Street, the FCC begins regulating broadcasts, Roosevelt initiates "Good Neighbor Policy" towards Latin American countries, FHA set up to insure mortgages,
(1935) NLRB is established to oversee collective bargaining, The Dust Bowl, Social Security begun, Hoover Dam dedicated, Huey Long is assassinated, John L. Lewis founds C.I.O.
(1936) FDR reelected , The WPA ends direct relief funding but continues to provide jobs , Eugene O'Neil accepts Nobel Prize
(1937) Amelia Earhart disappears , the Golden Gate Bridge opens in CaliforniaBlog Reference
(1938) The Holocaust
(1940) FDR reelected
(1941) Mt. Rushmore completed, Pearl Harbor brings U. S. into [WWII]
(1942) Japanese American Internment
(1943) "Ike" Eisenhower named Supreme Allied Commander, wartime rationing begins, RADAR first used, hepcats in zootsuits do the jitterbug, Count Fleet wins the triple crown, "Oklahoma" comes to Broadway, flag salute challenged by Jehovah's Witnesses
(1944) The Normandy invasion on D-Day, Hitler introduces rockets, G. I. Bill passed, Allied bombing of Berlin, FDR reelected, Battle of the Bulge, paper back books introduced, Glenn Miller disappears, penicillin and DDT produce medical "miracles", GI Joe and Sad Sack appear.

Foreign Contemporaries: Elizabeth II, Queen of England, Bishop Desmond Tutu, Anne Frank, Margaret Thatcher, Fidel Castro, Yasser Arafat, Corazon Aquino, Lord Snowdon, Boris Yeltsin, Mikhail Gorbachev, Yuri Gagarin, Seiji Ozawa, Rupert Murdoch, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Sean Connery, Peter O'Toole, Rudolf Nureyev, Yoko Ono, Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Ringo Starr, Richard Harris, Luciano Pavarotti, Jean-Luc Godard, Giorgio Armani, Yves Saint Laurent, Richard Burton, Vanessa Redgrave, Anouk Aimee, Miriam Makeba, Brigitte Bardot, Liv Ullmann, Peter Sellers, Sophia Loren, Maggie Smith, Gina Lollobrigida, Roger Moore, Jeanne Moreau,

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