Women Becoming Flappers In The 1920's

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In the time of the 1920’s, the young ladies used to look like the women from the Victorian Era, they would tend to dress like the queen of Britain which at the time was Queen Victoria. They would use long dresses that covered most of their bodies, except for their hands, but they would wear gloves to cover that area. Also their hair was long enough that it covered their necks, so in other words, they were fancy while not showing too much skin. Later during that time, almost all of the male’s that went to serve their country at war, died in the First World War. Due to this the ladies were no longer feeling it was okay to waste their youthful lives waiting for a man to “sweep them off their feet”, so they decided to change and do stuff they…show more content…
During the 1920’s times, women were not allowed to drink, smoke, drive or even to vote. Women had very limited rights, they were basically just there to do what the man needed/wanted them to do. So when many of the males went to the war, the women took up jobs that were needed and also started to do things they wanted to do and would start to buy utilities to help them with their housework (an example can be the vacuums and other sorts of things in that category). Also because of things like this they started to drink and smoke to change the way people looked at a woman. This was very important because they now were noticing that they could do what they wanted, they even started driving cars and later got the right to vote because of the 19th amendment which states “the right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.” (Jefferson). Don’t think it all came easy though, during the 1920’s the women had to fight for their rights, they would create and organize groups of women like the National Women's Trade Union League which would do supercalifragilisticexpialidocious things like pass laws to give women more equal protection under the law in work and other
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