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Unformatted text preview: number of factors encouraged the counterculture, including the post war development of the American middle class, in which "materialism" the counterculture despised, large accessibility to the pill for a reliable contraception , the increasing popularity of hallucinogenic drugs like LSD and Mushrooms, and the Viet Nam War which convinced many young people that America had lost its heart and soul. As the 60s increased tension increased among people in America. Many young Americans became involved in drugs, sexual relations, and more. New cultural forms emerged from music to the hippies culture which then led to a rapid evolution of a culture that emphasized change and experimentation....
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course AMERICAN H 125 taught by Professor Rossman during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '11