Teen dating in the 1920 s
She then is given the option of accepting his call by letting him in or rejecting it by making up an excuse as to why she cannot see him.
ORIGINS OF DATING Dating is definitely an "American phenomenon." Few other countries carry on this practice with as much fervor as Americans do.
Then again, few other countries have the same social conditions as America.
Since the turn of the century, there has been a greater freedom between men and women, for example, both attend the same schools with the same classes.
Both sexes become accustomed to the other at early ages which is very conducive to the practice of dating (Merrill 61).
After the second World War, teenagers became much more noticeable in America (Bailey 47).
Their presence and existence became readily more apparent because they were granted more freedom than previous generations ever were. They were given a chance to redefine the ways things were done in America.