WHAT'S INSIDE: 1920S-1930S

The 1920s and 30s saw the rise of gangsters and the collapse of the economy, which brought the Great Depression. Here you can learn about some of the important figures and major events that happened during this time in American history.
  • Important Figures
  • Scandals & Trials
  • New Deal
FEATURED: 1920S-1930S

Garner, John Nance (1868 - 1967), a United States lawyer and statesman. A Democrat, Garner was Vice President under President Franklin D.

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AMERICAN HISTORY: 1920S-1930S
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