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  • 47 Michener Many Hippies
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    A Boomer's Expense Through out history the world has seen some generations that have made an impact more than all of its predecessors. The decade of the 60's and the 80's were definitely one of those eras. During the era two distinctive groups were coined under the terms Generation X'ers and Hippies / Drifters. Born of Baby Boomers, in Michener's The Drifters and Coupland's Generation X, these two groups express themselves with radical beliefs and alternative lifestyles. As the 1960's progressed...
  • Hippy Way Of Life
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    "Old hippies don't die, they just lie low until the laughter stops and their time comes round again". (Stolley 238) Counterculture by definition is a culture, especially of young people, with values or lifestyles in opposition to those of the established culture. Counterculture way of life in the 1960's featured the ideas of, peace, love, music, drug use, freedom of sexuality, and much more, these ideas were mostly associated with the hippies. Hippies were mostly rebellious young people who want...
  • Drug Culture In The 1960's The Hippies
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    "People today are still living off the table scraps of the sixties. They are still being passed around- the music and the ideas" - Bob Dylan (1992) From 1964 to 1968, there swelled a gigantic wave of cultural and political change that swept first the city of San Francisco, then the whole United States, and then the world. The efforts of the pioneers in the Haight-Ashbury to create an enlightened community took about two years, from 1964-66, to reach the flashpoint, and during those years the mus...
  • Hippie Counterculture The Hippie Movement
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    The Hippie Counterculture The Hippie Movement changed the politics and the culture in America in the 1960's. When the nineteen fifties turned into the nineteen sixties, not much had changed, people were still extremely patriotic, the society of America seemed to work together, and the youth of America did not have much to worry about, except for how fast their car went or what kind of outfit they should wear to the Prom. After 1963, things started to slowly change in how America viewed its polit...
  • Hippie Generation
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    Bridging the Generation Gap Between Teens in the 60's and Teens in the 90's Throughout history many generations have been named after something that describes them in every way. The decade from 1960 to 1970 is definitely one of those eras and it became known as the Counter Culture Era (The Hippie Generation). It was known as the Counter Culture Era because the young people involved in it rejected the old-fashioned American values and lifestyles. The youth was no longer satisfied with being repli...
  • Old Hippy Generation
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    What is a hippy A hippy Is mainly a teenager growing up in the 40's and 50's areas and becoming a hipster or a hippy in the 60's. They are down to earth people, with customs of there own. They developed there style or way of life in everything they did, music, clothing, ideology and drugs. Because of drugs they wear known as dirty old pot smoking hippy's. They felt they could smoke pot any wear and everywear, and they did. They smoked at many social gatherings and protests, they believed that ma...

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