History of the United States Essay | Nifty Fifties to the Twenty-first Century

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Nifty Fifties to the Twenty-first Century

Summary: A comparison of teenagers of the 1950s and the teenagers of today can appear like day and night. Both generations exhibited their own unique styles, slang, and song lyrics, faced their own problems, and rebelled. However, 1950s teenagers were more likely to marry out of high school, whereas today's teenagers see divorce as a common phenomenon and delay marriage. And unlike today's teenagers, the teenagers of the 1950s did not have the access to various drugs or to the technology with which to purchase them.
Nifty Fifties to the Twenty-First Century

Most of our grandparents remember the times of the fifties. A time of youthfulness, rebellion and rock and roll is what the fifties were all about. As the teenagers of the twenty first century start to grow up, and have families of their own, they will also remember what their youth was like, as did their grandparents. The teenagers of the fifties and the twenty-first century could be compared to day and night. The 1950's have come and gone, but it is not an era that will be forgotten, the teenagers of the twenty-first era will soon remember what it was like just as their grandparents are these days.

Rock and roll was a form of rebellion among teens in the fifties. Most parents saw Elvis Presley as the devil himself. Now, in the twenty first century we...

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