SAT Subject US History Practice Question 78: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 78

3. All the following characterized the flapper EXCEPT:

A. bobbed hair
B. short skirts
C. participation in sports
D. political activism
E. cigarette smoking

Correct Answer: D


Although flappers sometimes participated in serious events such as the fight for the Equal Rights Amendment, the term "flapper" generally was used to describe idle, rich society girls who spent most of their time shopping, flirting, and going to parties.

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