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James Dean, Elvis Presley, and Allen Ginsberg were all popular with youth in the 1950s. What did they represent?

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  1. paki
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    " These men represented the changing ideals of the youth at that time. Young adults did not want to live under the oppressive rules of the government or their parents. This was the beginning of the Counter-Culture Movement. This movement was a reaction against the conservative social mores of the 1950s, the political conservatism (and perceived social repression) of the Cold War period, and the US government's extensive military intervention in Vietnam. Opposition to the war was exacerbated in the U.S. by the compulsory military draft. " have a look here for details please... http://elcoushistory.tripod.com/society1950.html and welcome to open study.... @saralove162

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