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-----World War one was a turning point in women's fashion. During the 1910s laws were passed referring to the maximum hours and minimum wages of working women. After having left their domestic jobs for actual paying jobs women started to get a sense of freedom that only grew more with time. As they gained more freedom their clothes became simpler, more fitted. They were making the statement: they wanted to be taken seriously. Along with gaining the right to vote in 1920, women exchanged their flamboyant gowns for dresses that showcased masculinity.

-----Prohibition provoked people to rebel. It was like an aroma in the air that made people want to speak up for what they wanted. It was empowering to rebel against the government.

Their skirts got shorter because during wartime there was rationing of products including fabrics. One has to remember that in those days showing skin only starting to become common. Women no longer felt the need to please the feminine form of the Victorian Era and overthrew the corset. The new silhouette was free of form. These changes on clothes made them feel fashionable and united.

-----After the Great War, the years that followed were filled with celebration and dancing. Dancing lead women to dress more sensually. They wore fur, beads, bob cuts, and short skirts. Girls who wore this style were known as flappers. Women enjoyed this wearing this style because they felt somewhat liberated. Although the flappers may seen to have left women from being taken more seriously Daniel Amsterdam, a historian of American politics, reassures that, "By the 1920's, women's political groups had already established a long history of achieving major political gains. They didn't achieve as much in the 1920's, but nonetheless politicians took them very seriously, despite the flappers."