The G. I Generation In The 20th Century

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The concept of generation has evolved throughout times, expanding globally and socially on a vast area of interest. The global generations have encountered major traumatic events which are now historical in the 20th century. In fact, the growth of global communication, broadcast, and technology has enhanced the way people communicate from national wide standpoint. As well as technology itself, varies of device such as television, radio, automobiles have been invented during those times to make communication much more convenient. Each generation had a different reaction as to how they responded to common problems, businesses, government, and how each individual was influence to the social and economic landscape. Cohorts …show more content…
During this time period, this generation had to endure through the Great Depression, and fought in the World War II. After wining the war, those who survived were able to build and reconstruct the United States industries. In addition, the Great depression was the time period where people were deprived of currency. The economic status was severe worldwide and unemployment rates were high enough that people went into recessions as well as big business going into bankrupts. Even so, the stock markets had crash and many of the consumers had suffered severe losses with the cutbacks compel with their expenditures. The characteristic G.I generation exhibited was considered to be the generation of achievers. They were known for being the first generation to enter college in large numbers. Furthermore, G.I’s eventually won over a hundred Nobel prizes ever awarded to Americans. G.I generations were friendly and optimistic who lead a strong reflection to strengthen the community spirit. They were good citizens who always voted to uplift homeownership rates and minimum wages laws to improve the middle class poverty …show more content…
They are also known as the baby bust. In this day in age, the generation x had to witness the aftermath of Vietnam War, the Regan presidency, the AIDS epidemic, the end of the Cold War, the Y2k scare, and September 11, 2001 attack of the World Trade Center. They basically grew up in a political and social environment in which it consistently kept changing throughout their times. The characteristics of a baby buster were considered to be self-reliant, autonomy, cautious, and skeptical. Generation x was criticize to be one of the prevailing generation of slackers due to the cause of embracing technology devices such as television, computers, and video games. They became conversationally shallow and antisocial because of the online usage in participating with social media. They were label as latchkey for this generation, meaning students would come to a vacant house while parents were still at work. Meanwhile, generation y was born from 1977 to 1994 and also known as the echo boomers. Other names of this generation may include the Millennial, the internet generation, or Gen Y. Some of the historical events include the Oklahoma City bombing, O.J Simpson trial, Rise of the internet, Swine flu and many more memorable events. Their attitudes towards sustaining a job or career are poor and they expect the quick advancement of income. They are relatively more glued to their cell

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