Flapper 1921- for centuries women were under the control of men. Women had no power and were forced to do what their husbands told them. They could not work, vote, stay single, or have a voice. In 1921 a new women was born called the flapper. The flapper did exactly what women weren’t supposed to do. For example the flapper partied, smoke, drank, wore short skirts, and stayed single. This new woman changed history and showed females that they had a voice.