Hippies Movement In The 1960s

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America experienced the rise of activist’s movements in the 1960s.These movements had common issues that they addressed such as the equal representation of all races in leadership, full acquisition of American citizenship and equality access to education and business without considering race. The activists also had issues with the established culture that made them come up with Counterculture movement. Members of the Counterculture movement comprised of university students and the youths who operated under the slogan “Hippies". Due to the big influence that the Hippies had on the American society, a new culture emerged which was referred as Hippies culture. The Hippies was a term that described the individuals who had deviated from society

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