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In the turmoil of the 60s America was at war with Vietnam But more evident was the movement among the young people taking part in the protests and displays Many people were against this was especially the youth an unfair was the was seeing many of our youth being killed and drafted in America The mass exhibitions world wide against the Vietnam war saw millions of young people become united Counterculture Groups or movements existing within an modern society and in any country which find themselves in opposition to governing and accepted mainstream ideas values and the approved and sanctioned forms of self expression They were against mainstream political thinking emotions and styles In the 60s the first of the baby boomers became teenagers Since they grew up during the cold war many of these young people felt as if they were living on the edge of destruction With the threat of nuclear war everything was blamed on the elders of this generation for creating the world which they must live in This was called the generation gap The difference in attitudes between people of different age groups The hippies a name given to them by Micheal Fallon sought after a new lifestyle even more a lifestyle that was against the war They believed in communities rather than normal traditional family environments A common practice was sharing living quarters without regard to sex or martial status with the availability of the birth control pill Many coffeehouses had a pad- a room with a few mattresses on the floor and sleeping bags where anyone who wished could crash for a night or two Small groups began retreating to the country where they formed communes communities that shared property in common How does it feel To be without a home Like a complete unknown Like a rolling stone Bob Dylan Like a Rolling Stone 1965 Music was perhaps one of the main
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