1920

  1. Futurist

    If the Bolsheviks capture Poland in 1920, do they go for Subcarpathian Ruthenia?

    This might be a relatively minor question, but here goes: If the Bolsheviks win the Battle of Warsaw (in 1920) and thus capture all of Poland up to Germany's 1914 borders, do they go for Subcarpathian Ruthenia afterwards? I'm curious about this because Stalin ended up annexing Subcarpathian...
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    1920 Burning of Cork by British Forces

    Today marks the 95th anniversary of the burning of the commercial and municipal heart of Cork city in southern Ireland by British forces acting on behalf of empire. That year was a fateful one for Ireland. The republican Lord Mayor of Cork, Tomás MacCurtain, had been murdered in front of his...
  3. Futurist

    The Bolsheviks Stop At the Curzon Line in 1920

    If the Bolsheviks would have stopped at the Curzon Line in 1920 and would have allowed a rump Poland to remain independent, could the Bolsheviks have successfully conquered some or all of the Baltic states and/or Finland shortly afterwards? If so, then how exactly would the history of the Baltic...
  4. D

    Books on Progressive Era (America 1890 - 1920)

    Books on Progressive Era (America 1890 - 1920) I just started a social history that was met with lot of critical praise in its day. A Very Different Age Americans of the Progressive Era; Steven Diner (1998). This is a fascinating time in American history. Lot's of the now familiar modern...
  5. Futurist

    If Hughes wins in 1916, does Wilson run again and win in 1920?

    What I am curious about is this--if Charles Evans Hughes would have won the U.S. Presidency in 1916, then would Woodrow Wilson's stroke have been delayed long enough for him to run again and win both the Democratic nomination and the U.S. Presidency in 1920? Any thoughts on this?
  6. S

    the great victory of Korean Japan war 1920

    Koreans have the tradition of militia. in 1992 LA riot, only Koreans immediately made militia in LA.and they succesfully defenced. that's why, Koreans was never interfered in internal affairs by continental powers. but, when Japan conquered Korea, Koreans had no rifles.They had only muskets...
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    How different would be Middle Eastern politics if Kurdistan were formed in 1920's

    How different would be Middle Eastern politics if Kurdistan were formed in 1920's. How would the nation compete and which side would it be in the middle eastern prism and how would its relations be with Saudi, Iran, Israel and the west.
  8. Z

    Questions about Prohibition (the 1920's)

    Some questions that may or not have been asked about one of the darkest, most grim time in US history....PROHIBITION! 1.) If I were an adult in 1919-1920 when Prohibition came into effect, I would simply learn how to make my own supply of alcohol, probably beer and wine. I wouldn't sell it, I...
  9. P

    1920 terrorist bombing wall

    94 years ago September 15,1920, at the time the largest act of terrorism in the U.S. occurred (Until Oklahoma city and 9 -11. 39 people killed and hundreds injured as a horse cart full of explosives were detonated o wall and broad street right in front of the JP Morgan bank. Today one can still...
  10. D

    Battle of Warsaw 1920

    "Battle of Warsaw 1920" movie with English subtitles: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rKfOHH65knQ
  11. M

    What if the Soviets had won the Battle of Warsaw (1920)?

    With Soviet victory in the Polish-Soviet war, what would have been the consequences for Western Europe? Would British and French politics have skewed to the right? Would Hitler have met more support if the Beer Hall Putsch were to still occur?
  12. R

    End of WW1 1920 enlistment

    Hello, I am looking for some direction to find further information on late registrants after WW1. My Grandfather enlisted Oct 1920 and was released Oct 1923. I have his dog tag/service number and army photo. The information I am looking for: is where he was...
  13. Y

    1920s: Nature of Social, Political and economic climate

    My professor gave me a couple of essay questions. Here is one of them: (a)Describe the factors that helped end the progressive movement. - immigration law of 1924 ended progressive movement. Americans want race to be pure, do not allow immigrants to come. - need more (b)Analyze the nature of...
  14. Y

    1920s: Nature of Social, Political and economic climate

    My professor gave me a couple of essay questions. Here is one of them: (a)Describe the factors that helped end the progressive movement. (b)Analyze the nature of social, political, and economic climate of the 1920s. I need help especially with part B. Thanks.
  15. R

    How was the relationship between servants and rich people in 1920?

    How was the relationship between servants and rich people in 1920? Was it possible for a female servant to get married to a rich man? Or would that put the rich man in a bad light? Thank you :)
  16. Farinal

    1920 Greek legislative election

    Why did Venizelos lost this elections despite the victories of Greece? Was Greece that much exhausted from the war?
  17. P

    1920's the klan goes main stream

    With a background of immigration, migration of blacks from south to the north, race riots in Chicago, Tulsa Omaha , prohibition Under the guidance of William S. Simmons the Klan rose again. His goal was to move the klan into the man stream by defining it as a fraternal association. He hired the...
  18. antonina

    Lenin's failed conquest of Europe: Battle of Warsaw 1920

    Battle of Warsaw 12-25 August 1920 - one of the most important battles in the history of the world. "In the summer of 1920, outside the gates of Warsaw, there took place a battle that ranks alongside Marathon and Waterloo for its importance in history. Yet, dramatic and fateful though its...
  19. Tudor chick

    United States economic problems in the 1920's

    I have an essay where I have to Compare Germany's and United States economic problems during the 1920's. I was going to argue that they were both due to the being involved in WW1. Germany's is obvious. High inflation and devaluation of the mark, due to paying the cost of the war with loans and...
  20. halomanuk

    1920's Australian women's mugshots - part 2

    Continued from part 1 : Elizabeth Ruddy (left) was a career criminal who was convicted of stealing from the house of one Andrew Foley. She was sentenced to 12 months with hard labour but there are no details relating to a Mrs Osbourne (right) who arrested at an undisclosed location in...