The Hippy Movement

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1. Why was the hippie movement of particular concern to the older generation?

  • Because hippies talked of the unimportance of the older generation so they were worried the government would latch onto this view and stop giving them pensions etc.
  • Because hippies weren't productive so they were worried about what would become of the world when their generation died.
  • Because hippies refused to work and experimented in drugs such as marijuana and LSD.
  • Because hippies were violent and they saw them as a threat.
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2. Hippies grew their hair long, wore distinctive clothes and developed an 'alternative lifestyle'.

  • True
  • False

3. Who encouraged people to 'drop out' of society and coined the phrase "turn on, tune in and drop out" in 1968?

  • Timothy Leary
  • Tom Hayden
  • Tom Hobden
  • Bobby Seale
  • Huey Newton

4. ... became the hippie capital of America.

  • Oregon
  • Nevada
  • San Francisco
  • Arizona

5. When did the student movement become more extreme in its views?

  • In the early 1970s
  • In the late 1960s
  • In the late 1950s
  • In the early 1960s


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