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  • Youth Of The 60's
    640 words
    The article "From counterculture to Sixties Culture" clearly demonstrates that the hippie movement was not just founded on pure rebellion from what their parents had prescribed. The article reveals that the 60's culture was a product of many factors including the youths reaction to the Vietnam War, the outpouring of self expression on college campuses around the continent, the constantly dynamic civil rights, and especially the rejection of the counterculture by the mainstream society. The war i...
  • Humanist Movement
    405 words
    Humanism, in philosophy, attitude that emphasizes the dignity and worth of the individual. A basic premise of humanism is that people are rational beings who possess within themselves the capacity for truth and goodness. The term humanism is most often used to describe a literary and cultural movement that spread through western Europe in the 14th and 15th centuries. This Renaissance revival of Greek and Roman studies emphasized the value of the classics for their own sake, rather than for their...
  • Symbol Of The American Movement Against Culture
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    (synopsis), will it be the sixties the 20th century, U.S.A. protest movement that relied mainly on youth happened by society, the sport involved each field, such as society and politics, culture, etc., Influence it so far. Tentatively this resist movement movement against culture of referred ding to as this text. This text pass give an oral account method of history, it combines documents and materials as much as a large amount of resist origin of sport probe into to this. Draw the conclusion an...
  • Hippie Movement
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    Social Change Counter-culture movement Part #1 This social / cultural movement occurred during the late 60's and the early 70's. People that participated where mostly white middle-class students which were referred to as Hippies. Many of them believed in the New Left Movement whose concern was that the American society with its materialism, technology and war had grown hollow and that something ought to be down against that. Hippies fought for the abolishment of every hierarchy, so that people w...
  • Gay Rights Movement
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    "We are here to make a better world. No amount of rationalization or blaming can preempt the moment of choice each of us brings to our situation here on this planet. The lesson of the 60's is that people who cared enough to do right could change history. We didn't end racism but we ended legal segregation. We ended the idea that you could send half-a-million soldiers around the world to fight a war that people do not support. We ended the idea that women are second-class citizens. We made the en...

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