My Generation...My Generation Baby!

kboyer309
kboyer309
May 4, 2012, 4:27 AM |
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Since 1900 there have been six generations.  When were you born and where do YOU fit?! 

Let's briefly take a look at each one...the timeframes and some defining moments............................................................

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Greatest/GI Generation (those born from 1901-1924)
Defining Moments:  WWI, Great Depression, Roaring Twenties, New Deal, WWII

 

Silent Generation/Traditionalists/Veterans/or the Mature Generation (1925-1945)

Defining Moments:  Great Depression, WW II, Korean War

 

Baby Boomers (1946-1964)

Defining Moments:  The Cold War, Assasinations of JFK, RFK, MLK...Vietnam War

 

Generation X  (1965-1981) 

Defining Moments:  The Cold War, Rising Divorce Rates, "Child-Care" Childhoods

 

Millennials/Generation Y/Net Generation/Echo Boomers (1982-early 2000's)

Defining Moments:  911, Internet, Rise of Technology

 

Generation Z (early 2000's - today)

Defining Moments:  Loss of human rights, internet censorship, New World Order