In January 1967, the Human Be-In in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco
popularized hippie culture, leading to the Summer of Love on the West Coast of
Sep 2, 2015 ... Although the movement arose in part as opposition to U.S. involvement in the
Vietnam War (1955–75), hippies were often not directly engaged ...
The lifestyle of a hippie centered around non-conformity, because hippie culture
is all about embracing who you really are and rejecting the need to conform to ...
Mar 9, 2011 ... The 1960's are defined by the hippie counter-culture craze that invaded the lives
of every citizen in the United States and around the world.
Hippies were generally dissatisfied with the consensus culture that had
developed after the Second World War and wanted to distance themselves from ...
Never more than a minority movement, the so-called "hippie" lifestyle became
synonymous with American youth of the 1960s. Displaying frank new attitudes ...
Sep 27, 2015 ... W. J. Rorabaugh, professor of History at the University of Washington in Seattle,
is the author of American Hippies (Cambridge University ...
The 1969 Woodstock Festival and Concert was an important event in hippie
culture. Planned for an audience of 150,000, the rock festival in up-state New
Apr 4, 2013 ... A historical retrospective on the powerful social movement that defined a
generation -- a history of hippies!
Early on, the hippie counterculture was characterized as “a freak of society” by
the straight culture, so, in defiance, hippies adopt the word freak and used it ...