The 1960's is probably best classified as a Decade of Turmoil.
think about it. The Beat Generation's philosophy of non-conformity
with traditional values was taking hold and passing on to the Baby
In the meantime, international and national events
exhibited a lot of chaos with Cold War tensions on the rise, rioting and
protest marches were frequent, drug use had become prevalent, racial
unrest skyrocketed. On top of all that there were THREE major
Plus, the young men of our generation were being
drafted to serve in a war that unlike WWI, WWII and the Korean War had
And technology in the 1960's was racing so fast that it seemed impossible to keep up with all the changes in our lifestyles.
Just look at some of the things that were going on:
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