Women in the 20s

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How did fashion change?
Flappers, 'bob' haircut, more daring clothes
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What year did women get the vote?
1920
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Give an example of an attitude change for women?
Allowed on dates with no chaperone, smoked etc in public, became decision makers in the home, fighting for liberation and women's rights
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How many women had jobs in 1929?
10 Million
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How many more was this than in 1920?
24%
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How many divorces were there in 1914 then in 1929?
1914 - 100,000, 1929 - double
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Name a women's magazine that promoted feminist ideologies.
Judge magazine
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What were the typical jobs women got?
Secretaries, small factory workers.
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What was the problem with women's wages?
They were still less than mens.
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What was the Anti-Flirt Club and when was it set up?
A group that aimed to protect young women from unwanted male attention. 1920.
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When was 'Anti Flirt Week'?
4th March 1923
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What was the problem with women and politics?
They still couldn't access any political power.
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What was the general opinion of rural Americans?
That the new fashion was bad. They liked their traditional ways.
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What year did women get the vote?

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