The Women's Movement In The Roaring Twenties

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“A girl should be two things: who and what she wants to be.” - Famous flapper, Coco Chanel. The Roaring Twenties, characterized as a progressive era toward changes and advances, it was a start for freedom and independence for women. Women gained political power by gaining the right to vote. They changed their traditional way to be, way to act and dress to gain respect, and the liberty of independence. Society had different ways of ideals and the ways women were willing to do were disapproved of, and it was wrong for lots of different people, including women from the older generation. In the 1920’s women went through a lot of changes that made them a free spirit, changes that made them what they are now and having the liberty of being independent.…show more content…
The war gave women the chance to be independent, to live for themselves. Women’s anger, passion, and voice to protest about what they were feeling was the reason of making the ratification of the 19th amendment, which consisted of giving women the right to vote. One of the largest advancement of that era was the women’s movement for the suffrage, which gave them the reason to start earning their own money, ways to take control of their own lives, and just be an independent woman overall. “It's a man's world unless women vote.” (Women's Suffrage, par. 2). That’s what they used to say. Women at this time, were trying to express their thoughts and their reason for the movement in their clothes. Women used to wear buttons and hold posters when campaigning, with the quotes they thought would be more convincing to call out people’s

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