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The Golden Age of America, the span post WWII, was taken out behind the proverbial house and conquered by the coming of the Counter Culture Revolution of the 1960s. Everything that the "greatest generation," built and very literally defended was thrown to the end from another generation without another thought. They were able to free themselves from the shackles of society so easily for a variety of reasons, such as: affluence, leisure time, easy access to literature, and higher education. These topics have been touched far too much for me to mention them in my newspaper, and I will save you the boring read. The actual question is, why? Why after being passed everything, why after being groomed with this new universe where America was in the head of power, why could they throw away this for a system which has been unproven and idealistic? The easy answer is that they were tripping...hard, but surprisingly it was way more complicated than that. Two stories are presented with this "revolution" in the films, The Graduate, and Easy Rider; each are very different but share a source and typify the reasons behind the movement, family pressure. However, before we can even touch upon the motion, we must specify the changes that occurred on earth before big boy went flourish and gave a dose of radiation into our market. The year is 1930 and the American market had done a complete 180 from the era of flappers and speakeasies. A good many Americans were jobless due to one heck of a drought coupled with a shoestring marketplace, and it appeared that something needed to jump-start their economy. That something winded up being a worldwide warfare, incorporating the world's industrial leaders. WWII came to America via a domino effec...