History of Sports
Decade - 1920s

What sports were there for women in the 1920s?


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2012-11-05 02:33:21
2012-11-05 02:33:21

there was cooking and cleaning

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Sports in the 1920s influenced the people by allowing women to participate in many of the major sports games. This active movement in sports allowed women to be celebrated as heroes.

Some sports for women in the 1920s were swimming, track and field, and tennis. During the 1924 Olympics the only category for women was figure skating.

I doubt very little mostly because some women were restricted from things. Hope this was good!:D

Some sports that were played in the 1920s include golf, football, baseball, and boxing. Other sports were hockey, tennis, rugby, and cricket.

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The changing role of women in 1920s America was embodied by the image of the "Flapper".

Parallels in clothing now and in the 1920s are not many. In the 1920s, women wore mostly dresses; pants were just beginning to be worn by women and only a few wore them. Casual sports chothing was becoming popular for men, who wore mostly suits.

in the 1920s women wore there hair short wore skirts above the knees and smoked in public pretty badass THESE WOMEN WERE CALLED FLAPPERS

The flapper symbolize change for women in the 1920s by allowing women to express their energetic, rebellious, bold, fun-loving sides.

Many athletes were known for their accomplishments in sports during the 1920s. Some of these include Babe Ruth, Jack Dempsey, and Jim Thorpe.

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They did, and women used a lot of it.

the most popular sport was baseball

Short haircuts for women, which came into fashion in the 1920s, remain popular today. Since the 1920s, it has always been socially acceptable for women to wear skirts that do not reach their ankles.

the sports today are alot more safer and also we have better eqipment

What is the percentage of women playing sports?

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They were much the same as now.

the right to participate in government


Women did not dominate the workforce, and in fact the number of women in the workforce declined during the 1920s, especially professional women.

boxing, baseball, football, dodgeball, basketball,

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