The Era Of The 1920 ' S Essay

1086 Words Nov 16th, 2016 5 Pages
The 1920’s, most commonly known as the “Roaring Twenties”or “Jazz Age”, had so much going on. Like; mass production of radios, cars, and popular household applications, there was a big fear of communism, Ellis island closes down, the Wall Street crash, and the list goes on.http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/1920s.html But, the major thing that happened that changed many women’s lives. According to History. com, “At the time the U.S. was founded, its female citizens did not share all of the same rights as men, including the right to vote. “ http://www.history.com/topics/womens-history/19th-amendment
Before the 1920’s women were meant to stay at come to clean, cook, and watch the kids while the man goes out and supports his family. Unlike today where women are becoming surgeons or basically doing anything a man can do. However, this was not the case before the 1920’s. However, in the 1920’s this all changed. Women’s role had changed. According to http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/history/mwh/usa/1920srev2.shtml “The number of working women increase twenty five percent. Fashion completely changed, women would wear more revealing clothes”. But most importantly women were granted the right to vote. This could have not been done without women activist like Susan B. Anthony, Lucy Stone, Ida B. Wells and etc. http://www.biographyonline.net/women/10-influential-women.html. Then, there was Alice Paul, she stood out to me tremendously due to the fact of everything she did for…

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