The 1960s Of The 1960 ' S

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The 1960’s was a time of change. The world experienced many different transformations and so much violence as many different things were coming to bloom. There was love and war all over the United States of America. As I observe this capsule being brought out of the ground I am amazed to see the little etch on the side of it, “The world as it changed”. I am anxious and taken aback when I begin to remove the contents of what I now realize is a time capsule from many years ago. The 1960’s to be exact. I found the first item pulled out of the capsule very interesting as it was a tie dye t-shirt. Tie dye was a design used by what at the time were called “hippie” or “hipsters”. Radicals, for the most part, dressed brightly and capriciously, wore their hair long and listened to the most cutting edge rock music, mainly hard rock and hallucinogenic music. They utilized drugs openly and frequently and grasped sexual opportunity. The move to the hippie subculture was a cognizant choice in light of the confinements of parents or preservationist childhood. Young resistance to the Vietnam War was another inspiration. Occasions, for example, the Be in San Francisco 's Golden Gate Park in mid-1967 and the year 's later Summer of Love, and the 1969 Woodstock Festival in New York came to characterize the evolution. The approach of the nonconformist affected the world 's way of life essentially, especially with the booming rock music scene, however the radical society got to be unmistakable…

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