The Counter-culture

hippie slogan In the middle of great prosperity during the 1950s and 1960s, a protest against American materialism grew up within the United States. This became a significant cultural and political force in the nation by the late 1960s and still leaves its mark on the world as "“the sixties"” and “"68ers"”.

 

Task

  1. What was the “counter culture” in the United States?
  2. Did it change American culture – or international culture?
  3. Did it have a political impact?
  4. What has happened to the counter-culture since the 1970s?