The Hippy Movement

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

  • Because hippies weren't productive so they were worried about what would become of the world when their generation died.
  • Because hippies were violent and they saw them as a threat.
  • Because hippies refused to work and experimented in drugs such as marijuana and LSD.
  • 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.
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2. ... became the hippie capital of America.

  • San Francisco
  • Oregon
  • Nevada
  • Arizona

3. Hippies grew their hair long, wore distinctive clothes and developed an 'alternative lifestyle'.

  • True
  • False

4. 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

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

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


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