How Did Women Affect Women In The 1920s

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In the 1920s Americans were in the decade of prosperity and confidence. Towards the end of the 20’s was the start of the great depression that greatly affected everyone. That included business,government,economics,and many more. The groups that were changed drastically from the 1920s to the 1930s was the economy, women and african americans due to the great depression. The 1920s were the golden ages for the economy ,but after in the 1930s the economy faced a difficult struggle and government made new deals to try to fix it. Women had a great amount of freedom in the 1920s ,even after being the first ones affected by the great depression,women still did amazing to survive during a harsh time. African Americans faced discrimination in the 1920s but even during the great depression African Americans found a way to survive and found help through FDR’s (Franklin D. Roosevelt) New Deals. Economy was the greatest during the 1920s and was …show more content…
Document 2 talks about how women in the 1920s had gain more freedom socially, politically and economically. Socially women could go out without a man and dress how they wanted and be free to do whatever. Politically women were finally able to vote which meant that they finally had power when it came to their country. Economically women had more jobs opportunities before that they would only have jobs like teachers and nurses. Document 8a talks about how women were the first ones to lose their jobs during the great depression. Since men were “above” women during that era of time and it would look bad that a women had a job and that a man didn’t.It also talks about in document 8a about how even though women were the first to lose their jobs they also gained them faster than man. Mostly because the jobs that were needed during that time were “women” jobs like teachers and

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