1930s Timeline Timeline Description: The 1930s were a very difficult time in the United States. The 1930s Government, Politics, and Law: Overview. But for all the turbulence and the panic, the ultimate effects of the Great Depression were less revolutionary than reassuring. Conflicts arose concerning what was considered acceptable and respectable and what ought to be proscribed or made illegal. The okies came arrived after intense labor activism and started protest against the prices The estimated U.S. farm population stands at a little more than 30 million. The 1930s came to be known as the “golden age” of Hollywood. The 1930s were dominated by the Great Depression, the biggest economic crisis the nation had ever known.Unlike economic crises of the past, the Great Depression was long lasting and touched almost every area of American life. While the political response to the depression often was confused and ineffective, social messiahs offered alluring panaceas promising relief and recovery. Political movements and social change. In the 1930s, segregation in America was reversed in the federal government thanks to Franklin D. Roosevelt's administration, and many African American leaders were asking blacks to focus on helping themselves; however, the Jim Crow laws created many problems for African Americans. In the 1930's, Imperial Japan controlled territories from mainland China to Micronesia. Just as in the Civil War, the United States appeared—at least at the start of the 1930s—to be falling apart. During the 1930s, boxing matches are so popular, they spur the sales of radios. The Great Depression: Many major events impacted families of the 1930s. Most of the class was Okies or immigrating farmers that moved into already middleclass neighborhoods. Total U.S. population is about 123 million in 1930. The Motion Picture (or Hollywood) Production Code of 1930 forbade certain subjects from being addressed or portrayed in … collapse of the 1930s. Abbott was a U.S. delegate to the … In spite of the general gloom of the decade, Californians continued to build and celebrate -The middle class during the great depression was very small and slowly deteriorating. The Harlem Renaissance was the development of the Harlem neighborhood in NYC as a black cultural mecca in the early 20th century and the subsequent social and … After the stock market crashed in 1929, the country was on its way to the worst financial crisis in U.S. history. It was not all bad, though, and there were also many great achievements in the 1930s. Grace Abbott, who had been head of the Children’s Bureau in the 1920s, taught at the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration in the 1930s, where her sister, Edith Abbot, served as dean. The number of farms in the U.S. peaks in 1934, and the average farm size is about 350 acres. One of the major events that impacted families was The Great Depression. Businesses failed, workers lost their jobs, and families fell into poverty. Friday Night Fights are an institution. A. s the 1920s turned into the 1930s, women’s fashion softly evolved from the boyish look of the previous decade into the feminine silhouette of the early thirties.. With the stock market crash in 1929 and with the opening of the new decade, hemlines descended back to ankle length and waistlines moved back to their natural place. This event had a more harsh impact on the urban families of Alabama than the rural families of Alabama. In World War II, Japan's influence increased almost to Australia. The conflict quickly coalesced into one largely between the liberal urban areas against the conservative rural areas. 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