The Hippie Culture In California

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California, also known as the ‘Golden State’, is the home to many diverse cultures and ethics The population in California is made up of Whites, African Americans, Asians, Hispanics and Latinos. Most cities in California is made up of two ore more ethic groups. For example, Los Angeles. The existence of Koreatown, Chinatown, Little Tokyo, Olvera Street Mexican Marketplace and the many festivals celebrated such as Chinese New Year and Cinco de Mayo proves that the many cultures in California as a state has been integrated as a part of the Californian culture. Mixed marriages are also not uncommon in California. Californians also have love for new innovations and technology. This is the state where Apple Inc, jeans and internet were founded.…show more content…
Hippies belief that love, peace and personal freedom are the core of a society. It is a cultural movement that rejected the mainstream life of then America. Hippies also used drugs as a method to heighten their experience physically. The hippie movement was also started as an alternative method to oppose the US involvement in the Vietnam War which happened from 1955 to 1957. Even though the hippie movement has cease to exist now, it left its influence in music, especially rock music, films, art and fashion.During the hippie era, rock music became famous. In the era where formal attires were famous, the hippie movement introduced a more casual clothing standard. The movements also made freedom of speech a right that is now seen as something important. The hippie movement also helped American culture to accept different cultures without alienating them. In 1950, Harry Hay founded America’s first national gay rights movement, Mattachine Society, in Los Angeles. The purpose of the Mattachine Society was to protect and improve right of gay men in America. The gay rights movement paved a path for lesbian activists. The Daughters of Bilitis, became the first lesbian right organisation in the US. Today, gay and lesbian rights movement happens all over the world. People of homosexuality are coming out with their sexuality. Even though…show more content…
The building is located at 1200 12th Avenue South in Seattle, Washington. Before it was known as the Pacific Tower, it was known as Pacific Medical Center, Pacific Hospital Preservation and Development Authority (PHPDA), headquarters and United States Marine Hospital. The origin of the Pacific Tower is United States Marine Hospital. It was built by the U.S. government for the U.S. Marine Corps. The construction was started since 1931 and was completed in 1933. The contractor of this project is N.D. Severin and the building was designed in Art Deco style by Carl Frelinghuysen Gould from Bebb and Gould, architectural firm and assisted by John Graham

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