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01:12 Today’s Points 1. Starting in the early 1960s, America’s young people began to reshape the nation’s politics and ideas about individual freedom and democracy. They did so in a generational rebellion against growth of bureaucracy, materialism, and conformity in postwar US society. 2. Youth politics took several distinct yet overlapping forms: the student movement, counterculture and the early conservative movement. By the late 1960s it appeared that young people were poised to remake American society. America’s Youth and the Making of the 1960s Lecture 25 Pilgrimage to the Mountain Top A “King and his times” book: How does King relate to trends and events around him? How is he in sync or out of sync with trends and events? New Concerns about Freedom TWO CRITIQUES EMERGY BY 1960 1. ACCESS: New protests and demands by those previously excluded from benefits of postwar prosperity, opportunity, abundance, and consumerism. 2. CONFORMITY: American society had become one of blandness, sameness, bureaucracy, and
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course HIST 207 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '06 term at Cal Poly.

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