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What was the new role of the women during and after the 1920's?

How did the women's role change after the 1920's? How did they effect the economy and housework stereotypes? What do you think?

Asked By: Live Laugh Love* - 3/30/2008
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In America, most single women had been working long before the 1920s. By 1900, a third of all government jobs were occupied by women, and three-quarters of the country's typists and stenographers were women. 142,000 female sales clerks had been hired by 1900. and of course women had been working in factories since the... More
Answered By: Louise C - 3/31/2008
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they became a bigger part of the workforce, instead of staying at home. this started in WW1 when the men were at war, so the woman worked in the factories.
Answered By: Tyler - 3/30/2008
 
since a lot of men went off to war, the rest of the men all of a sudden decided that women were good enough and smart enough to work outside the home, doing all the cr a p py jobs for way less wages that men made. (men used to be pigs, some still are) girl power!!!!
Answered By: Cutiepetootie - 3/30/2008
 
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