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U.S. History by Year, 1920-1939

Based on the clues, guess these American related things that happened in each year.
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1939
John Wayne stars in Stagecoach, further popularizing this genre of film
Western
1938
This DC Comics superhero appears for the first time
Superman
1937
This German airship is engulfed in fire while trying to moor in Lakehurst, NJ
Hindenburg
1936
Construction of the Hoover Dam along this river is completed
Colorado River
1935
This senator and former governor is assassinated in Baton Rouge
Huey Long
1934
This couple's crime spree comes to a violent end in Louisiana
Bonnie and Clyde
1933
This Jewish physicist escapes from Nazi Germany to the United States
Albert Einstein
1932
The Winter Olympics take place in this New York village
Lake Placid
1931
This Chicago gangster is arrested on tax evasion charges
Al Capone
1930
Colonel Sanders opens the first of this restaurant chain in North Corbin
Kentucky Fried Chicken
1929
The Wall Street Crash marks the start of this period of economic shock
Great Depression
1928
This cartoon character appears in the short film "Steamboat Willie"
Mickey Mouse
1927
This aviator completes a non-stop solo flight across the Atlantic
Charles Lindbergh
1926
This iconic highway is established, connecting Santa Monica to Chicago
Route 66
1925
This author publishes "The Great Gatsby"
F. Scott Fitzgerald
1924
Calvin Coolidge appoints this man as the first director of the FBI
J. Edgar Hoover
1923
This famous hillside sign is put up in Los Angeles, originally it ended in "land"
Hollywood
1922
The Harding administration is rocked by this scandal involving bribery and oil
Teapot Dome Scandal
1921
Between 100 and 300 black people are massacred by a racist mob in this city
Tulsa
1920
The 19th Amendment guarantees the right for these people to vote
Women
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