Source: Photograph, Primary Source. In the 1920s, flappers broke away from the Victorian image of womanhood. Flappers are young women with new ideas about how to live. They dropped the corset, chopped their hair, dropped layers of clothing to increase ease of movement. Flappers are historically significant because they created what many considered the “new” or “modern” woman. (Creating Canada 212)

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