The Era Of Equality For Women

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Annie Zhou Mrs. Park English-11 22 April 2016 1920’s research— The Era of Equality for women The 1920s, known as “Roaring Twenties”, were an age of prosperity and changes, it’s one of the most special and colorful decade in the America history. Numerous exciting and unprecedented events happened during this decade, it was full of opportunity and remarkable people, the economic was blooming, new arts were formed and brand new ideas appeared, the national confliction emerged in large numbers, multiple changes showed up in sports…… To the American women, the Roaring Twenties were especially meaningful. It was the turning point of the women’s role in history, the 19th Amendment, the post-war effect, and the revolutionary fashions all contributed to this. Speaking about the women’s right in the twenties, we have to mention the 19th Amendment. This amendment was ratified in 1920 and it gives women the right of voting, a right known as woman suffrage ("The_19th_Amendment"). It is a landmark of the feminist’s history, and large changes have happened in women’s images, behaviors, and status since then. This amendment was first introduced in Congress between 1878, ("The_19th_Amendment"), and the ratification of the 19th Amendment was gained by long-term effort. The first feminists in America appeared before the civil war, those women who actively involved in abolitionist movement became the first feminists. Later in the middle of 19th century, the feminist movement began, and
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