The Fourth Turning: An American Prophecy - Study Guide Chapter 7, The Second Turning, Consciousness Revolution (1964-1984) Summary & Analysis

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The Second Turning tells the story of the 1960s and '70s. The '60s and '70s were a time of great social upheaval, which represents archetypal shift into new social roles. This period brought enormous economic growth and led many to stop focusing on material accumulation. Americans sought to become more humanitarian. The Moon Landing and Woodstock brought out our spiritual searching - both outside and inside of ourselves. Youth violence exploded, the Vietnam War was a disaster but by the end of Reagan's first term, this was all over.

Second Turnings date back to the Protestant Reformation and consist in spiritual renewal. They include the Protestant Reformation (1517-1542), the Puritan Awakening (1621-1649), the Great Awakening (1727-1746), the Transcendental Awakening (1822-1844), the Third Great Awakening (1886-1908) and the Consciousness Revolution (1964-...

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