Women's New Role

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Women's New Role in Society


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The "New Woman" of the 1920s  
    • A. 

      Embraced Victorian morality

    • B. 

      Rejected the notion of suffrage.

    • C. 

      Rejected Victorian morality.

    • D. 

      Began to prefer more modest fashions.

  • 2. 
    How did the consumer economy of the 1920s affect the lives of women?
    • A. 

      It made life easier for rural women.

    • B. 

      It made life easier for working women.

    • C. 

      It made it harder for women to be housewives.

    • D. 

      It made life easier for urban women.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following statements about women in the 1920s is true?
    • A. 

      Not all women wanted to be flappers, but many wanted to challenge political, economic, social, and educational boundaries.

    • B. 

      Women of the 1920s believed that they did not have the same social and political rights as men.

    • C. 

      Women had difficulty finding white-collar jobs such as telephone operators.

    • D. 

      During the decade women still tended to marry young and have numerous children.

  • 4. 
    Who is depicted in this photograph?
    • A. 

      Women of the Victorian Age

    • B. 

      Women entering the workforce during the 1920s

    • C. 

      New Women known as flappers

    • D. 

      None of the above