Flappers and the Roaring 20’s

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Article: The Pressures of Media and Society on Body Image. [ONLINE]

Available at: http://jennylikestorun.wordpress.com/2010/05/31/article-the-pressures-of-media-and-society-on-body-image/. [Last Accessed March 13, 2013]

Jenny writes about how society affects body image and pressures people to look perfect and how the effects can be harmful.

“The Roaring 20s: Jazz, Flappers, and the Charleston

Seapastion. (2011, September 10). [web log message]. Retrieved from


How society was in the 1920’s after WWI. Role changes and Jazz Age flourish throughout America.

“Why Judge Others? Judgment and Society”

Weiss, J. (2006). Why Judge Others? Judgment and Society. Yahoo Vocies, Retrieved From:


Article explains how everyone puts labels on people, also describes how we judge based on religion or culture. It also describes how people see all Muslims as terrorists.

“The 1920s: A Decade of Change”

Silverstein, B.A. Spring 2004. The 1920s: A Decade of Change. North Carolina Museum of

History. March 20, 2013. ncmuseumofhistory.org/collateral/articles

This article discusses the roaring and how economic prosperity and carefree living were present. Also, shows how Americans changed in their roles in society.

“The American Dream – Dead or Alive? Two Opinions”

Kent, T. (n.d.) Retrieved from


The controversy of the American Dream as a false hope or newawkening.

“The Fight for Women’s Suffrage”

The Fight for Women’s Suffrage – history.com Articles, video, pictures and facts. (n.d.)

History.com – History Made Everyday – American & World History. Retrieved March 19, 2013, from http://www.history.com/topics/the-fight-for-womens-suffrage

The article is about how in the past women did not have the right to vote and how they still to this day don’t have all the rights men do, but they work more than men and more aggressive now because they want more rights. It also tells how women went through a lot of problems such as not voting to common rights as a house wife that can’t leave their husbands because they are forced to still be married.

“The War on Men”


Women pushed men off the pedestal and climbed to the top to take what they thought was theirs, and men don’t want to get married but women do.

“Conceptions of the American Dream”


Talks on how some peoples life also fail and what other immigrants believe in the American Dream.

“Women in the 1920s in North Carolina”

Benner, L. (2004). Women in the 1920s in North Carolina. Retrieved from


This article has to do with the struggles that women faced and how they fought for their rights. Also, their reactions to victories for some of their rights.

Women from the 1920’s are remembered as a “new women” from changes in politics, the home, the work place, and in education. All resulting from laws being passed, newly developed technologies and changes in attitude toward the place of women in society.

“The Social Role of Men and Women”

Haeherle Erwin T 1983, The Social Roles of Men and Women. In Megnus Hirshfeld archieve for

Sexology (3/14/2013), from www2.hu-


Article talks about men and women and how each differ in social interactions.

“American Dream or Fantasy?”

Nelson, Davis (October, 18, 2012). American Dream or Fantasy?


Nelson Davis talks about different examples of how people have the American Dream and what they are willing to do to get there. Also, how some work while others fail.

“Economy of the 1920’s”


The article highlights the rise and fall of America’s economy in the 1920’s. It also showed how it affected different social classes of people.

“Old Money vs. New Money”

e.g. Microsoft Corporation (e.g. 2011). E.g. Training and Certification. [ONLINE] Available at:

http://www.nation.co.ke/Features/DN2/Old-money-vs-new-money/-/957860/1709826/-/hlbolw/-/index.html [Last Accessed e.g. 31 August 11].

The difference between the wealthy and the newly rich can be seen in their spending habits.

The people with new money are all about being flashy and spending all the money that they earn or more. The people with old money like to keep their first car and have sentimental value of it, as well as they will haggle for better deals on things.

“The American Dream and the great Gatsby”

Dawson, C.J. (18 J, 8/11/2012 1/18/2008). The American dream and the great gatsby.

Retrieved from http://www.helium.com/items/804056-the-american-dream-and-the-great-gatsby?page=3

The American Dream is the opportunity given to everyone. The characters in the Great Gatsby can’t figure out how this is possible because not everyone that works hard is able to get what they want. The article also shows many comparisons to the book.

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