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Drugs in the 60s
A study of illicit drug use in the 1960s.
# 8183 | 1,415 words | 8 sources | MLA | 2002 |
Published on Feb 05, 2003 in History (U.S. Post-Modern 1965-Present) , Psychology (Alcohol and Drugs)
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The paper examines the use of drugs in the 1960s, specifically the use of drugs by soldiers during the Vietnam War, and the effect this drug use had on them when they returned from the war. The paper illustrates the economic consequences of the drug culture.
From the Paper:"Illicit drug use reached a new "high" in the 1960s, when young people all over the world began experimenting with legal and illegal drugs. Uppers, downers, LSD, pot, and many other new words were all introduced into the language, and thousands of young people spent their days in a haze of smoke and inactivity."
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