Prom and rednecks are two things that we can proudly claim as American. Stars and stripes, camouflage dresses and orange ties, shirtless dads posing behind their daughters on a pivotal night of their children’s adolescence–these are all things that come together naturally.
And while you might not be able to see these kid’s excitement in their body language (because camo is specifically designed to disguise your figure so that you can become a more efficient killing machine), make no mistake that they’re as pumped as their first shotgun.
Here are 25 classic pictures that give the “35 Most American Photos Taken. Ever” a good run for their money.