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    Racheal Orr Mr.LaForge US Civics May 19, 2017 The Hippie Counterculture A counterculture is a way of life and set of attitudes opposed to or variance with the prevailing social norm. The biggest counterculture in America is known as the 1960’s Hippie era. The Beatnik or “Hippie” era was between the 1950s and 1960s and ended towards the end of the vietnam war. The hippies were mainly white, educated, young adults, who were born after World War II and the Great Depression (A.K.A. Baby Boomers). This era has changed society and current generations as a whole from Fashion, to music, to the way people live their daily lives. It was a time where America was thriving materialistically, but emotionally and spiritually, it was struggling. Some would…

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    The 1960s brought a new character into play, the hippie generation changed America's future generations with the different lifestyle they lived in. The hippie movement started out in the early 60s and had brought another war. The movement started out on the east coast and ended up on the west coast in California to get away from the control of parents who wouldn't let their teenagers express themselves. Hippies were known for breaking boundaries and testing limits.The hippie movement had…

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    The movement of hippie culture seems to a most influential culture movement compare to other culture movements. “What we ask is the real peace, not for conflict”. This is a slogan of antiwar activists. The aim of this pro-democracy rally is to against the continuing war in Vietnam. The spirit of hippies that advocates the notion of love and peace has been affecting…

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    The hippie movement was the common title Americans used to define the out casted individuals and their actions that began to take place in the early 1960s and continued on through the 1970s. The movement started as vocal opposition to the United States taking part in the Vietnam War. Soon after, this generation ultimately transformed into a liberal counterculture. A counterculture is a subculture that has values and behavioral norms that are substantially different from those of the mainstream…

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    Following his explanation about his participation in the various events, he pulled out many mementos from his youth as a hippie. He still had multiple clothing articles such as velvet, pants, and tops with a lot of fringe. He still wore many headbands, like the one he was wearing, and he had many more in a variety of prints including the typical rainbow tie-dye floral prints. He had many sunglasses in a variety of fluorescent colors and many shapes. His biggest collection was of pins that would…

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    Dippy Hippie I am describing Dippy Hippie from Max the Mighty. Dippy Hippie is an older guy with gray hair with two braided pigtails. He’s chubby with a bright smile. He has a large nose, but not lots of chin. He wears a Hawaiian shirt and glasses with lenses thick and round. I know this, because on page #40, I read “He’s this old dude with silvery white braided hair into pigtails and a huge lumpy nose and not much chin. He’s got a big wide smile and a Santa Claus fat belly, and he’s wearing a…

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    The hippie movement Cameron Hoskinson Good afternoon, today I’ll be talking about the hippie movement. The Hippie Movement had a prominent impact on the view of American culture and society throughout the 60 and 70’s. This subculture influenced Americans perspectives into how their attitudes are towards sex, drugs, political and social beliefs. The Hippies helped to make America's culture more open. They helped, for example, move the culture towards more of an acceptance of different…

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    The phrase “hippie” has been widely used as a derogatory term that describes individuals who are drug addicts, unwilling to obey authority, and are unpatriotic towards their country. In the book Hippies A to Z by Skip Stone describes what the common characteristics that a “hippie” stands for and how the “hippies” were very passionate about opening the debate to many specific issues that were important to the hippie counter cultural movement. Stone establishes in the first chapter that those who…

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    The Hippie Movement The 1960s Hippie movement emerged out of a collective feel for a different way of life. Two World Wars in the span of thirty years, together with the Vietnam War, left individuals seeking change. Emerged as a youth movement it drew its inspiration from similar past movements such as the German Wandervogel (migratory bird) and the beat generation. Hippies, a term first coined in 1965, placed their focus on the happiness of individuals. Emphasis was placed on being oneself,…

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    class values, opposed nuclear weapons, the Vietnam war and many other topics. They were very well known all around the world, and the rebellion was known as the Hippie movement. Then their style choice in clothing spread throughout many countries around the world. Hippie fashion was very popular because of the diverse pieces of clothing, the famous people that wore it, and the fascinating historical background. First off 1960’s hippie fashion was one of the most popular styles because of its…

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