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TOGY4W23 Terms

Education the process of training the mind or soul in a discipline or course of study (often academic)
Hippie (1) a person involved in a popular group of the late 1960's who rejected established institutions and values (often in favor of liberal sociopolitical leanings).
Hippie (2) Hippies generally sought a spontaneous lifestyle, love, and open-mindedness, and tended to wear casual, folksy clothing and beads, headbands, used garments, etc
Pop music (2) 2) a bland version of rock 'n' roll with more harmony and rhythm, with a focus on simple themes (such as romantic love); it is commercially produced, musically conservative (following, not setting, trends and focused more on profit than on art
Pop music (1) 1) music generally appealing to teenagers or young people;
Racial of, relating to, or characteristic of race or races; arising from or based on ideas about differences among human groups. (See race in Week 22)
Rhythm and blues a folk-based, urbanized form of black popular music that combined jazz and blues, marked by repetitious rhythms and simple melodies. It became commercialized and developed into rock 'n' roll
Rock 'n' roll a style of music popularized in the 1950's and 1960's that derives in part from blues and folk music. It is distinctive because of its heavily accented beats and simple, repetitive musical structure
Sit-in an organized protest that is passive and peaceful, especially used in racial segregation, in which the demonstrators sit in seats forbidden to them, such as in restaurants, buses, or other public places
Swoon 1) to faint; 2) to be overwhelmed or enraptured by ecstatic joy
Transistor radio a radio that is designed so that it can be small and portable and even “pocketable” They were developed in the 1950's and flooded the market in the 1960's as the price fell below $20
Abolish to do away with; end; get rid of
Barricade a structure hastily constructed for defense, often in a street, in order to stop an enemy; any barrier that blocks a road or passageway
Demonstrator a person who participates in a public demonstration (usually in opposition to something), as by marching
Desegregate to eliminate segregation, especially based on skin color; to open (a school or workplace, for example) to members of all ethnic groups, especially by force of law
Fad a fashion, idea, consumer product, or manner of conduct that is taken up with great enthusiasm for a brief period of time, especially by a group or by the mass of popular culture; a craze
Rebel 1) a person who refuses to support, resists, or battles against the government of his country; 2) a person who fights against and refuses to submit to any authority or tradition
Show biz show business; the entertainment industry, including theater, movies, television, radio, and circus
Stardom 1) a group of people who are popular performers; 2) the status of a star performer
Youth culture young adults—a generational unit-seen as a cultural class or subculture, with its own distinct styles, behaviors, and interests
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