Counter-Culture: Definition & Examples


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What is a counterculture?

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1. What is the difference between a counterculture and sub-culture?

2. What was the impact of the Enlightenment on the United States of America?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo allow you to measure your understanding of counterculture. Answer questions about what counterculture is and some examples of countercultural groups.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this set of quiz questions you'll test your understanding of concepts like:

  • What the term 'counterculture' means
  • Important counterculture groups in American history
  • The time period countercultural groups were most active in

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of the history of counterculture to explain what about the suffragettes qualified their movement as countercultural
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as counterculture and subculture
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the key way hippies protested mainstream culture

Additional Learning

To learn more about this aspect of cultural expression, review the lesson titled Counter-Culture: Definition & Examples. You will be exposed to concepts like:

  • Famous examples of subcultural movements
  • The most important goals hippies had in their protests
  • Important figures and authors with a major role in different countercultural movements
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