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Why did the hippies movement start?
Last Updated: 10th March, 2020
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In this regard, when did the hippy movement start?
Likewise, why did the counterculture movement start? The Emergence of the Counterculture It was characterized by the rejection of conventional social norms—in this case, the norms of the 1950s. The counterculture youth rejected the cultural standards of their parents, specifically regarding racial segregation and initial widespread support for the Vietnam War.
In respect to this, what was the purpose of the hippie movement?
Despite popular beliefs about hippies leading the anti-war movement, hippies generally prioritized breaking away from mainstream culture and government rather than political activism.
What killed the hippie movement?
The End of the Vietnam War The Vietnam War (1959-1975) was a major issue that the hippies vehemently opposed. But by the 1970s, the war was gradually winding down, and finally by 1975 (when the war ended) one of the core factors for their raison d'être was gone.