The Hippie movement

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The Hippie movement 1.The Political situation The Vietnam war and the black people s position in the society were the biggest issues in politics in the USA in the sixties. The whole nation was interested in the outcome of these questions. The young John F. Kennedy was elected, with minimal margin, as a president in 1960. He stood for something new and fresh in American politics. He said the famous words: Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country, and with these words he raised an appeal to the youth in the country, to commit to the social debate in politics. Kennedy s appeal to the modern generation and the younger style of his presidency indeed not only attracted new groups but reflected new attitudes and forces in American life. After winning the ...

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