A%20Time%20of%20Change-MWF09

A%20Time%20of%20Change-MWF09 - – Experimental with drugs...

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A Time of Change THE OTHER SIDE OF THE 1950s
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The post-1945 paradox Americans confident, prosperous Americans worried about the future
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Social Upheaval Rebel without a  cause? James Dean Teenage Angst Rock n’ Roll White market for  black music The Devil’s music Elvis Presley
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Counterculture Beat Generation Jack Kerouac Allen Ginsberg Spontaneous  creativity Beatniks  Associated w/  communism Against  Materialism Militarization Mainstream   American “values”
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Unformatted text preview: – Experimental with drugs and sex – “Here and Now!” Sexual Expresion • Alfred Kinsey – Showed greater sexual liberation – Still not fully accepted • Hugh Hefner – Playboy • Birth control pill – 1957 – Paved way for sexual revolution – Controversial Rise of Feminism • Betty Friedan—prophetess of Feminism – women being miserable in the 1950s – The Feminine Mystique...
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2012 for the course ENC 101 taught by Professor Green during the Spring '12 term at University of Florida.

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