Roaring 20's social movements
Updated: 3/8/2021
Roaring 20's social movements

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  • Flappers were young women who challenged traditional ideas of womanhood in the 1920s.
  • In the 1920s women started gaining more rights and independence. More women also started to work in factories which was very different than what most people were used to.
  • Prohibition was a ban on alcohol. People though that this would help the economy and other things.
  • Many people were not happy with this and fought against it. Instead of helping, it actually hurt the economy as well as increasing crime rates. People made speakeasies as a way to still get alcohol.
  • The Scopes Monkey Trial was a Tennessee court case in 1925 that focused on the issue of teaching evolution in public schools.
  • This problem was mainly caused because of fundamentalism, a religious belief characterized by the literal interpretation of the Bible.