American Studies The Sixties Name 20. 1 The Student Movement and the Counterculture



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American Studies

The Sixties Name _____________________________

20.1 The Student Movement and the Counterculture

  1. What is the Counter Culture?

    1. Social & Political movement from mid to late 60s

    2. Culture of the _____________________________

    3. _________________________________________ __________________________________________

    4. Valued ___________________________________ ____________________________________________

    5. Voiced discontent in music

      1. _________________________________

  2. What is “The Establishment”?

    1. The ________________________________

      1. _______________________of previous generation

      2. People that represented ________________________

      3. _____________________________________________

        1. Disparagingly referred to as ______________ _______________________________________

    2. Believed American culture of the 1950s was racist, materialistic

    3. Division exacerbated by Vietnam War

  3. Describe the differences between Counterculture and the Establishment.

    1. Values of ____________________

      1. _________________________

        1. Product of 1950s

      2. __________________________

        1. 9-5 jobs

      3. ________________________

        1. Consumerism

      4. ______________________________

  4. Values of Counterculture

    1. _______________________________

      1. “Do your own thing.”

    2. ______________________________ occupations

    3. ___________________________________

      1. Take what you need, share

    4. Trusted inner feelings over intellect

    5. ________________________________________

  5. What are the origins of the Counterculture?

    1. _________________________________ (1964)

      1. Student protest in __________________________ ____________________________ on college campuses

      2. Leader __________________________ claimed universities were part of “______________________”

        1. _______________________________ that taught _________________________________

    2. Typical College Students

      1. White-upper middle class background

      2. Affluent

      3. Idealistic

        1. Joined Peace Corps, Civil Rights movement

    3. Became part of the _________________________________

      1. _________________________________________

      2. opposed Established authority, racial discrimination, Vietnam War

  6. What is the SDS?

    1. ______________________________________________

      1. Core of radical New Left from University of Michigan

    2. _____________________________________________

      1. SDS mission statement

      2. Written by ________________________________

      3. Said _____________________________________ __________________________ that attempted to program the individual

    3. Called for

      1. _________________________________________

      2. Greater democracy, __________________________ on college campuses,

      3. Later called for _______________________________

  7. Who were the Hippies?

    1. Most _________________________________ of the counterculture

    2. Believed in “___________________________”

      1. Sex without love

      2. Encouraged by “The Pill”

    3. Advocated

      1. Drug use

        1. Followed guru ________________________ call for experiments with LSD

        2. “___________________________________.”

        3. Believed drugs opened mind to other realities

      2. Public nudity

  8. Describe City Hangouts. h25_show

    1. Most famous

      1. ____________________________________________

        1. Section within San Francisco

      2. ______________________________________

        1. Section of NY

    2. coffee houses provided an empty room with mattresses (______________________)

      1. Anyone could “crash” there

      2. ______________________________________

    3. _______________________________” operated store with free clothing

    4. __________________________________________

  9. Describe Rural Communes.

    1. Isolated counterculture communities

      1. Tried to set up their “_________________________

    2. ____________________________________________ of mainstream America

    3. Praised __________________________________

    4. ________________________________________, etc.

    5. Unsuccessful

    6. Overcrowded with “Weekend Hipsters

    7. No money, no privacy

  10. How did the Counterculture affect Mainstream America?

    1. Vietnam War

      1. ___________________________

    2. Diet

      1. ____________________________________________, organically grown

    3. Fashion

      1. ________________________, patched clothing, beads, sandalsherb-at-woodstock

    4. Music

      1. _______________________________

      2. ____________________________- Early 60s

      3. Electric- Late 60s

      4. Beatles, Dylan, Hendrix

    5. Dance

      1. _____________________________________

        1. Reflected counterculture stress of individuality within a group

  11. What was Woodstock?


"In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes"
A Music and Art festival held in Woodstock, NY (______________)

    1. _________________________________________

    2. Meant to show Establishment greatness of _________________

    3. ___________________________________andy%20warhol,%20%20marilyn

    4. 32 of best known performers appeared

    5. Tickets were $24 but concert became free

    6. 400 thousands attended

  1. How did the Counterculture affect Art.

    1. _____________________________________

    2. Poked fun at Establishment

    3. ___________________________________

      1. Created ____________________________

      2. Reproduced “________________________________

      3. The “gods” of the modern era

      4. __________________________________________





There's a time when the operation of the machine becomes so odious, makes you so sick at heart, that you can't take part! You can't even passively take part! And you've got to put your bodies upon the gears and upon the wheels…upon the levers, upon all the apparatus, and you've got to make it stop! And you've got to indicate to the people who run it, to the people who own it, that unless you're free, the machine will be prevented from working at all!
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