Teenagers in the 1950’s



Being a teenager was not always a catch-phrase in modern society. Today’s post features the teenager in the 1950’s and how the term evolved into what we know it today. I hope you enjoy taking a trip back into history.


The word Teenager was created in the 1950’s due to the tremendous  population of those in this age category and because teenagers started gaining  more independence and freedoms. Teenagers were able to buy more things like  food, clothes and music because of an increase in spending money. 

Teenagers were also becoming more independent  in the type of music they preferred to listen to, no more listening to what  their parents liked, teens flocked to the new music of the decade, which was  rock and roll. Click here to read more.






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Posted on January 16, 2013, in Research. Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on Teenagers in the 1950’s.

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