Events like Woodstock or the British Invasion gave Americans a stronger bond to

Events like woodstock or the british invasion gave

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Events like Woodstock or the British Invasion gave Americans a stronger bond to music The 1960’s saw the developing of the Rock n Roll genre with band such as Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Who, and The Rolling Stones Set the stage for future stars like rush Major 3 Day Music Festival that cultivated the 1960’s culture, Peace, Love and Rock n Roll NME Award for Greatest Music Event Ever Saw the likes of Jimi Hendrix, The Grateful Dead, The Who Two deaths occured, one from a drug overdose,
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Another from being run over by a tractor Many Songs were in protest of the Vietnam War Feeling shared by the Audience, a theme throughout the 1960’s “Woodstock Nation,” - Used to describe the 1960’s youth & counter culture Almost half a million people attended the event Literature in the 1960’s was very wild and took a turn from conformity, the 1960’s style of literature is difficult to encapture for such a diverse of genres Many of the themes in 1960’s literature reflected that of the times such as, To kill a Mockingbird (Lee 1961) , which dealt with race issues, Slaughterhouse Five (Vonnegut 1969) which was in protest of war, The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test (Wolfe 1968), which explored drug use A Wrinkle in Time (1962 L’Engle), that was about traveling through space The Andromeda Strain (1968 Crichton), explored genetics Where the Wild Things Are (1963 Sendak), children’s book Or The Man in the High Castle (1962 Dick), which showed an alternate reality of the world if Hitler was able to obtain Nuclear technologies The Sixties was huge for both women and minorities. The biggest battle they faced was that against discrimination, they wanted it gone. The Civil Rights Movement was characterized by the Civil Disobedience, peaceful protests, sit-ins or marches. For Minorities they received the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964 which legally ended discrimination. Not only that but the Immigration and Nationality Services Act of 1965 opened the US borders to immigrants of all colors and the Fair Housing Act of 68’ ended housing discrimination towards POC.
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