1. The hippie subculture was originally a youth movement that arose in the United States during the mid-1960s and spread to other countries around the world.
2. The word 'hippie' came from hipster, and was initially used to describe beatniks who had moved into New York City's Greenwich Village and San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury district.
3. The origins of the terms hip and hep are uncertain, though by the 1940s both had become part of African American jive slang and meant "sophisticated; currently fashionable; fully up-to-date".
4. The Beats adopted the term hip, and early hippies inherited the language and countercultural values of the Beat Generation.
5. Hippies created their own communities, listened to psychedelic rock, …show more content…
The hippie legacy in literature includes the lasting popularity of books reflecting the hippie experience, such as The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test.
2. In music, the folk rock and psychedelic rock popular among hippies evolved into genres such as acid rock, world beat and heavy metal music.
3. Psychedelic trance (also known as psytrance) is a type of electronic music music influenced by 1960s psychedelic rock.
4. The tradition of hippie music festivals began in the United States in 1965 with Ken Kesey's Acid Tests, where the Grateful Dead played tripping on LSD and initiated psychedelic jamming.
1. The following list of people includes those who influenced or were part of the hippy movement as well as those who sought to repress it.
2. Some of these outstanding individuals have devoted much of their lives to causes that benefit everyone.
3. Many have suffered as a result of their beliefs and actions.
4. Agnew, Spiro: Vice President during Nixon's reign, he antagonized almost everyone, but especially liberals with his pompous verbal ranting.
5. Baez, Joan: Singer, songwriter, antiwar activist, called the "Queen of Folk".
6. Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh: Also know as OSHO. Controversial Indian guru who had a large American following.. conclusion 1. Today, small groups of aging hippies continue to maintain the lifestyle, while in the Internet Age a fledging band of neo-hippies have emerged in online Web communities.
2. The movement as