Through out history many generations have gone by that have made an impact on more than all of its ancestors. The decade from 1960 to 1970 was definitely one of those eras. The people didn't follow the teachings of its elders, but rejected them for an alternative culture, which was their very own (Harris 14). People no longer had content to be figures of the generation that pursued them, instead young people longed for change. The changes
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lived it to its fullest. They used illegal drugs and listened to rock and roll music. With their different beliefs and practices they bewildered America's traditional middle class. Concerned primarily in protesting the Vietnam War and civil rights they made a huge impact on America and the world. Even today the effects of the Hippie movement are still felt. They made huge advantages and set examples for the youth of today for years to come.