Flappers were one of the most familiar symbols of the roaring twenties.
Flappers represented the new woman for that time period.
Flappers were considered unladylike.
Flappers drank alcohol, which was considered inappropriate for women to do at that time.
Flappers danced suggestively and openly flirted with men.
Flappers also smoked cigarettes which was often seen as disrespectful.
Many Americans were terrified of the new flappers because they represented a new moral order.
Flappers were mostly middle class daughters.
Flappers prized style over substance, novelty over tradition, and pleasure over virtue.
They embodied the triumphs of the modern age.
Sources: "The Roaring Twenties" (History.com Staff, 2010)
"Flappers" (ushistory.org. Independence Hall Association, n.d. Web. 08 Jan. 2016.)
"Flapper " (The ultimate history project. Np.,n.d. Web. 08 Jan. 2016.)