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Describe the teenage culture that first developed in the United States after WWII. Consider why teenagers were considered a separate culture, and describe the characteristics that made their culture unique
For the first time in history, the labor of teenagers was not needed by most families. This meant that teens could pursue their educations and enjoy their leisure.
Teens had their own fashions (white buck shoes, calf-length skirts, duck-tails, etc.) They also had their own music as played on radio's "Hit Parade." Movies were inexpensive and Saturday matinees were popular.
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