Many historians believe that the United States truly became a modern nation in the 1920s. During this decade, Americans shifted to urban enviroments, 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 , 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?
To receive full credit for this assignment your post must:
- Address the questions asked in the paragraph above in at least a 300-word post and cite all outside sources appropriately
- In your initial post, include at least one interesting question the readings raised for you.