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  • 1. The Counterculture Movement <ul><li>Benchmark F: 13: The Counterculture Movement </li></ul><ul><li>10 th Grade Social Studies </li></ul>
  • 2. Learning Target <ul><li>Trace social unrest, protest and change in the U.S. Including </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Antiwar protest during the Vietnam War </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The counterculture movement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Women's liberation movement </li></ul></ul>
  • 3. Where did it come from? <ul><li>Originated from Rock n' roll-challenged the beliefs and traditions of older generations </li></ul><ul><li>Baby boomers questioned the values of American society </li></ul><ul><li>College Campuses </li></ul><ul><li>Vietnam War </li></ul><ul><li>Hippies-turn away from the mainstream </li></ul><ul><li>Behavior was meant to “shock” </li></ul><ul><li>Sexual behavior </li></ul><ul><li>Experimenting with drugs </li></ul><ul><li>A sense of skepticism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Churches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Art </li></ul></ul>
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  • 5. Children of the Baby Boom <ul><li>Many groups were still struggling for rights </li></ul><ul><li>Not all young Americans participated in the counterculture movement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Those who did fled “uptight” suburbs and formed their own communities where they could express themselves freely </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lasted roughly from Kennedy's assassination to Nixon's impeachment after the Vietnam war was over </li></ul>
  • 6. Woodstock <ul><li>The Woodstock Music and Art Festival was a rock festival held at Max Yasgur 's 600 acre (2.4 km²) dairy farm in Bethel, New York from August 15 – August 18 , 1969 . It is perhaps the most famous rock festival ever held. For many, it exemplified the counterculture of the 1960s and the &quot; hippie era&quot;. </li></ul>
  • 7. Women's Liberation <ul><li>Encouraged by the Civil Rights Movement </li></ul><ul><li>Betty Friedan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Feminine Mystique </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Describes how society pressures women to become housewives and reject careers. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Led to a movement for social and political change </li></ul><ul><li>Equal Rights Amendment-never passed </li></ul>

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