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the 1920s term used to describe a new type of young woman
Spanish-speaking neighborhood
What conditions caused the demographic shifts of the 1920s?
Low crop prices, booming industries in cities, and restricted immigration from Asia and Europe
Why did suburbs grow in the 1920s?
People moved to cities to get jobs; more people bought cars and trucks so they were able to move into the suburbs
Why did many African Americans move north in the 1920s?
African Americans wanted to find jobs in northern cities
Immigrants came mainly from which two countries in the 1920s?
Mexico and Canada
What happened to the farming population in the 1920s?
Many farmers moved to cities because of low crop prices.
How did a barrio develop in Los Angeles during the 1920s?
Mexicans moved to L.A. to find jobs. They lived in neighborhoods where Spanish was spoken.
Name two American heroes of the 1920s. Why were they popular?
Charles Lindbergh was admired for his bravery in being the first person to fly solo across the Atlantic. Gertrude Ederle was the first woman to swim the English Channel.
How did women's roles change during the 1920s?
Women started smoking, wearing makeup, and drinking. They took jobs in offices, but did not have equal pay with men or leadership positions. Some took political office.
How did the flapper symbolize change for women in the 1920s?
Flappers rebelled against tradition in clothing styles, careers, smoking, and drinking in public. They inspired women to want equality with men.