A redemptive social movement is a phenomenon where a society creates a movement to repent for what it perceives as earlier mistakes. The "Jesus Freak" movement of the 70's is …a prime example. The Jesus movement of the 70's could be seen as atonement for the hippie movement of the 60's. The civil rights movement could be seen as atonement for slavery. (MORE)
artistic movement, art movement - a group of artists who agree on general principles .
Boy Scouts - an international (but decentralized) movement started in 1908 in England… with the goal of teaching good citizenship to boys .
Civil Rights movement - movement in the United States beginning in the 1960s and led primarily by Blacks in an effort to establish the civil rights of individual Black citizens .
common front - a movement in which several individuals or groups with different interests join together .
cultural movement - a group of people working together to advance certain cultural goals .
political movement - a group of people working together to achieve a political goal .
reform movement - a movement intended to bring about social and humanitarian reforms .
religious movement - a movement intended to bring about religious reforms .
Zionism, Zionist movement - a movement of world Jewry that arose late in the 19th century with the aim of creating a Jewish state in Palestine (MORE)
The social movements mostly focused in finding treatment for AIDSwhich was discovered in the 1980's, people held rallies to pressurethe government into finding a cure for AIDS…. The 80's also was atime of indulsterial advancment and this caused events withemployment. Also with the fall of the Soviet Union, peopleencouraged right wing policies, Gay rights were more accepted inthe US and rallies occurred towards the actions that lead to theend of the Cold War. The last thing is that international companiesmoved most of their operations to foreign countries that suppliedmuch wealth to the corperations until it stalled in the 1990's. (MORE)
A highly destructive one known as the Counterculture Movement. Contrary to the answer above the hippie movement was very peaceful and destructive was not a characteristic. S…ome dramatic events did occur like Kent State but Woodstock is still the record holder for the largest peaceful gathering. (MORE)
The making of a secret deal by Ronald Reagan with Iranians to prevent the release of hostages until Carter lost the the 1980's elections. He then illegally sold the Iranians m…issiles and funneled the money to the Nicaraguan Contras, his private terrorist army. (MORE)