the protest era

by Zarya Muhammad, Skye Owens, and Shantiana Hobbs

the basics

 •In the1960s widespread tensions developed in American that tended to flow along generational lines about the war in Vietnam, race relations, sexual mores, women's rights, traditional modes of authority, experimentation with psychoactive drugs, and differing interpretations of the ‘American Dream’ •New cultural forms emerged, including the pop music of the British band the Beatles and the rise of hippie culture, which led to the evolution of a youth subculture that focused on change and experimentation. In addition to the Beatles, many songwriters, singers and musical groups from the United Kingdom and America came to impact the counterculture movement. New cultural forms emerged, including the pop music of the British band the Beatles and the rise of hippie culture, which led to the evolution of a youth subculture that focused on change and experimentation. In addition to the Beatles, many songwriters, singers and musical groups from the United Kingdom and America came to impact the counterculture movement. •Social anthropologist Jentri Anders observed that a number of freedoms were endorsed were she lived : "freedom to explore one’s potential, freedom to create one’s Self, freedom of personal expression, freedom from scheduling, freedom from rigidly defined roles and hierarchical statuses...". Additionally, Anders believed some in the counterculture wished to modify children's education so that it did not discourage, but rather encouraged, "aesthetic sense, love of nature, passion for music, desire for reflection, or strongly marked independence." Social anthropologist Jentri Anders observed that a number of freedoms were endorsed were she lived : "freedom to explore one’s potential, freedom to create one’s Self, freedom of personal expression, freedom from scheduling, freedom from rigidly defined roles and hierarchical statuses...". Additionally, Anders believed some in the counterculture wished to modify children's education so that it did not discourage, but rather encouraged, "aesthetic sense, love of nature, passion for music, desire for reflection, or strongly marked independence." In the1960s widespread tensions developed in American that tended to flow along generational lines about the war in Vietnam, race relations, sexual mores, women's rights, traditional modes of authority, experimentation with psychoactive drugs, and differing interpretations of the ‘American Dream’ •New cultural forms emerged, including the pop music of the British band the Beatles and the rise of hippie culture, which led to the evolution of a youth subculture that focused on change and experimentation. In addition to the Beatles, many songwriters, singers and musical groups from the United Kingdom and America came to impact the counterculture movement. New cultural forms emerged, including the pop music of the British band the Beatles and the rise of hippie culture, which led to the evolution of a youth subculture that focused on change and experimentation. In addition to the Beatles, many songwriters, singers and musical groups from the United Kingdom and America came to impact the counterculture movement. •Social anthropologist Jentri Anders observed that a number of freedoms were endorsed were she lived : "freedom to explore one’s potential, freedom to create one’s Self, freedom of personal expression, freedom from scheduling, freedom from rigidly defined roles and hierarchical statuses...". Additionally, Anders believed some in the counterculture wished to modify children's education so that it did not discourage, but rather encouraged, "aesthetic sense, love of nature, passion for music, desire for reflection, or strongly marked independence." Social anthropologist Jentri Anders observed that a number of freedoms were endorsed were she lived : "freedom to explore one’s potential, freedom to create one’s Self, freedom of personal expression, freedom from scheduling, freedom from rigidly defined roles and hierarchical statuses...". Additionally, Anders believed some in the counterculture wished to modify children's education so that it did not discourage, but rather encouraged, "aesthetic sense, love of nature, passion for music, desire for reflection, or strongly marked independence."