Many historians believe that the United States truly became a modern nation in the 1920s. During this decade, Americans shifted to urban environments, women gained the right to vote, a consumer culture developed, new technologies brought greater freedom and convenience, and new music flourished. After reading your text and viewing the materials provided, consider the culture of the 1920s answer the following questions: What cultural development of the 1920s do you specifically find the most interesting and important? Why was this cultural change a great departure from past American culture? Is this cultural manifestation still affecting modern Americans and how?