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The Year is 1925 ...

"Tri-State Tornado" (Missouri, Illinois, and Indiana, March 18) strikes as the most violent single twister in U.S. history. Kills 689 people and injures over 2,000. Property damage estimated at $16.5 million.

Tennessee outlaws the teaching of evolution, resulting in the Scopes Trial in Dayton, Tennessee.

Nellie Rose is governor of Wyoming -- first woman governor.

Florida land boom.

Colonel Billy Mitchell suspended from U.S. Army for advocating a stronger air force.

Al Capone re-organizes bootlegging operations -- Chicago gang wars on the rise.

Klu Klux Klan marches in Washington D.C.

 

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