Woodstock Report. Term paper

Essay by bannanaberrieJunior High, 9th grade May 2005

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Woodstock was one of the most amazing and interesting to happen in a small town in upstate New York. At the time Woodstock just happened. People organized it, but what actually happened no one expected. People have tried to imitate Woodstock but because of the state that the world is in, it has never and unless things drastically change, will never happen again. Woodstock is bound to the revolutionary ideas of the sixties and will never be able to be copied.

1969 was a big year in US history. At the time, Nixon was the president he claimed he wanted peace, but the Vietnam War was still going on. They were making wars on communism so the world would be a "safer" place. People at Woodstock weren't protesting, but by being at Woodstock it showed that they were for peace and for a whole generation to have a peaceful meaningful protest at a time of chaos was a really great demonstration for the rest of the world.

It was also the year that Princeton started admitting woman which was a great step for 1960's feminists and human rights activists. Apollo 11 was sent to the moon and Neil Armstrong became the first man to ever walk on the moon, "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." Even as everything was evolving and war was raging, people who cared most about the earth found a weekend were they could have peace and a break from what the world was really like. Through music and drugs they found a way to escape from reality and join forces with each other to show everyone that there could be peace without violence.

It was the year 1969 and there were two men named John Roberts and Joel Rosenman. Rosenman...

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