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1920-1929 - A Return to Normalcy

Date Event
January 1, 1920

Presedential Elections: Popular Vote Electoral VoteWarren G. Harding (Republican) 60.4 404
James M. Cox (Democratic) 34.2 127
Eugene V. Debs (Socialist) 3.4

January 1, 1920

due to census anomalies,House Census Committee recommends extending membership to 483

January 1, 1920

Alfred Smith defeated for reelection in New York

January 1, 1920

Senate agrees to abolish forty-one standing committees

March 20, 1920

Peace treaty struck down again as it fails the vote

May 1, 1920

Socialist convention at New York,Debs nominated from prison

June 8, 1920

Republicans hold gathering in Chicago

June 28, 1920

Democrats hold convention in Chicago,pass Wilsonian platform

November 19, 1920

Senate rejects peace treaty after Wilson refuses modifications

January 1, 1921

Budget and Accounting Act passed

May 1, 1921

Supreme Court overturns Newberry's conviction

January 1, 1922

House elections reduce Republican margin to fifteen

January 1, 1922

House Rules Committee Chairman Campbell defeated

January 1, 1922

Newberry resigns from Senate

January 1, 1922

bonus bill passes in Congress and is vetoed

January 1, 1922

Conference for Progressive Political Action founded

November 21, 1922

Rebecca Latimer Felton elected governor of Georgia

January 1, 1923

magazine article states that Harding never had intentions of joining League of Nations

June 1, 1923

President Harding sets out on transcontinental trip

August 2, 1923

President Harding dies

November 21, 1923

Rebecca Latimer Felton elected governor of Georgia

January 1, 1924

Presedential Elections: Popular Vote Electoral VoteCalvin Coolidge (Republican) 54 382
John W. Davis (Democratic) 28.8 136
Robert M. La Follette (Progressive) 16.6 13

January 1, 1924

Longworth pushes through a change in rules governing petitions

January 1, 1924

Rep. Haugen and Sen. McNary promote purchasing and selling of agricultural products

June 24, 1924

Democratic national convention at Madison Square Gardens

July 4, 1924

La Follette named for nomination by gathering of progressive groups

January 1, 1925

Senate agrees to revise the Federal Corrupt Practices Act

June 1, 1925

Robert La Follette dies

January 1, 1926

Smith and Vare campaigns spurs Senate investigations

January 1, 1927

McNary-Haugen bill passes,and is vetoed

January 1, 1927

Supreme Court strengthens investigations with McGrain v. Daugherty

August 3, 1927

Coolidge announces he will not run again

January 1, 1928

Presedential Elections: Popular Vote Electoral VoteHerbert C. Hoover (Republican) 58.2 444
Alfred E. Smith (Democratic) 40.9 87

June 12, 1928

Republican convention held in Kansas City

June 26, 1928

Democratic convention held in Houston

January 1, 1929

Agricultural Marketing Act fails

January 1, 1929

Senate launches investigation related to maintenance of prerogatives

January 1, 1929

Congress passes bill to establish an automatic reapportionment

January 1, 1929

Senate censures Connecticut's Hiram Bingham for placing a lobbyist on payroll

October 1, 1929

Stock market crash

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