By: Tyania Winston and Stephania Gonzalez
A way of life and set of attitudes opposed to or at variance with the prevailing social norm. The counterculture movement divided the country. To some Americans, these attributes reflected American ideals of free speech, equality, world peace, and the pursuit of happiness. one main reason they cited for the collapse. The most popular of the movement's political goals civil rights, civil liberties, gender equality, environmentalism, and the end of the Vietnam War
A counterculture developed in the United States in late 1960s. This movement lasted from approximately 1964 to 1972, and it coincided with America's involvement in Vietnam. A counterculture is the rejection of conventional social norms.The counterculture lifestyle integrated many of the ideals and indulgences of the time: peace, love, harmony, music, and mysticism.