posted on Sep, 23 2012 @ 10:43 PM
It certainly was seems like a golden time the 20's,particularly looking back from our current perspective.
Yes woman got suffarge but that had less to do with Pankhurst a great deal to women stepping up in every concievable industry over 4 years while the
men endured the trenches öf the Western Front.
Women worked not stop in the munitions and war factorys,farms and were the workforce on the homefront.
The trade unions were seriously concerned the women would refuse to give up wörking and po back to the kitchen when the war ended.The soldiers would
need jobs when they came home.
Cant remember if the vote was promised on the understanding they women gave up work at the war tö get the men back to work but the fact they kept the
country going,built the tanks,ships and shells and in a real sense made it fought the war on the homefront it was clear women were equal to men when
The liberation of women at the start öf the 20's,the first world war traumitised europe but the economy picked up,many survivors of the trenches
sought danger and thrills racing cars,planes,speed.they wanted to cut loose drink,coc aine,bright young thingsg.art deco and consumerism yet
there was the elegance and class of the edwardian era present still