Chapter 27. The Counterculture & Protest 1960 - 1980. The Youth Movement. Challenged: Political & social system Conventional Middle Class values Inspired by the Beats (of the 1950’s) Originated with “Baby Boomers” By 1970- 58.4\% of US 34 years old or younger.
went from 3.1 million to 5 million.
* (1959)Students for a Democratic Society (SDS)
Popular destination for
US hippies (San Francisco)
Impactof the Counterculture.
Environmental Protection Agency:
Clean Air Act: