The Hippy Movement

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1. Some of the student movement members called themselves 'Weathermen' and began to support violence to achieve their aims. What did they take their name from?

  • A Bob Dylan lyric 'You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows'
  • A Juniper song called 'Weatherman'
  • The name of the band - The Weathermen
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2. ... became the hippie capital of America.

  • Oregon
  • San Francisco
  • Arizona
  • Nevada

3. Hippies often settled...

  • in communes.
  • in fields.
  • in baseball pitches.
  • outside important government buildings to make a stand.

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

  • 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.
  • 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.

5. The Weathermen bombed ...

  • universities with policies they didn't agree with.
  • politicians' homes and government buildings.
  • army recruitment centres and government buildings.
  • army training camps.


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