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→The Great Depression and World War II: 1929-1945
==The [[Great Depression]] and [[World War II]]: 1929-1945==
*1929-1941: The [[Great
*1930: The [[Ohio Penitentiary Fire]] killed 322 inmates.
*1935: [[Ohio's first sales tax]] instituted.
*1937: The [[Ohio River Flood of 1937]] brought devastation to southern Ohio.
*1941-1945: The [[World War II]] entangled the United States and Ohio.
*1949: The [[General Assembly]] created the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
==The [[Cold War]] and the [[Civil Rights Movement]]: 1946-1975==