Flappers Prep - Flappers:1920sPrep Describewhatishappening

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Flappers: 1920’s Prep Describe what is happening  Flappers are not hookers! Way to describe a woman of the 1920s who embraced modern life Behavior was considered “scandalous” to many traditional Americans During the shift from the traditional to modern era: more openness Image of a modern 1920s woman o Dress: shorter skirts—no more corsets or full length skirts o Hair: shorter (bobs) o Smoked and drank in public o Open to a variety of behaviors Era of independence for women o Women’s rights Gain the right to vote o Financial More women get jobs o No chaperones—women could take care of themselves Before the photo Shift from an old fashioned, traditional era to a industrialized modern era o The Protestant Ethic What was it? A standard for social behavior rooted in Puritan  values The ideal?
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2010 for the course USH 101 taught by Professor Saks during the Spring '10 term at University of Miami.

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Flappers Prep - Flappers:1920sPrep Describewhatishappening

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