WHO ARE HIPPIES?
Hippies are a category of people
Usually young men and women
Who practice counter-culture ideals
Celebrate nature, peace, and love
Often experiment with drugs
And hold liberal values on sexuality.
WHY ARE HIPPIES?
Hippies came about in the 1960’s
They protested the Vietnam War
Attempted to break from societal norms
Inspired by Buddha, Henry David
Thoreau, and Gandhi.
Hippies started in the United States.
Mostly in San Francisco, California.
Haight-Ashbury was known for many
There were other movements in
Some created communes away from
Gathered at psychedelic music
HIPPIE MUSIC the Fish
WHAT IS HIPPIE MUSIC?
Psychedelic music-Inspired by LSD
Folk music-Used to protest (Bob Dylan)
Pop-Hippie music was mainstream (The
Timothy Leary-Famous proponent of LSD.
Jerry Garcia-Grateful Dead founding
John Lennon-Beatles founding
Abbie Hoffman-Founder of “Yippie”
“The Merry Pranksters”-Famous group of
HOW ARE HIPPIES?
quot;People today are still living off the table scraps of the
sixties. They are still being passed around- the music and the
Bob Dylan (1992)
Hippies are still around
But they’re not as influential
Former hippies gather at country fairs
Society still borrows from hippie culture