Psychologically, the soldiers were also affected. They turned to things they usually wouldn’t to help them get through the struggle. Things like drugs and alcohol were used to help them push through. This is seen in a poem by Chris Woolnough called The Nightmare never ends.
“The Nightmare Never Ends
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The hippie movement was a very peaceful movement. During the 1960’s the hippies followed morals of democracy, gender equality, non – violence and non – racism. One event that stood out during the hippie movement was Woodstock. Woodstock was a three day music concert. It was held on the 15-18th August, 1969. It was held to protest against the war and those who performed there were also anti –war. However, the hippie movement was not taken too seriously as many saw it as an excuse to create a culture of sex and drugs.
SECTION 2: THE STUDENT MOVEMENT.
During the 1960’s many students felt affected by the war and they felt that they should be heard. A group called The Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) was made. It was known for its activism against the Vietnam War. Many marches and protests were done by the SDS during the sixties. Disruptive behaviour was shown at universities to create awareness. The movement showed great courage and formed part of history. When nothing was done the movements became more violent, hoping for a change.
Students came together to form unity.
SECTION 3: MILITARY