Grenier Model Essay

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List of Generations Chart




Time Table 1901 1924 1925 1945 1946 1964 1965 1980 1975 1985

Notable Occurrences

Greatest Generation

G.I. Generation Silent Generation

Experienced WWII in adulthood Experienced WWII in childhood, Civil Rights Movement Space Exploration, First Modern "counterculture" Experienced Vietnam War/Cold War Rise of Mass Media/end of the Cold War Rise of the Information Age/Internet/War on Terror/Iraq War/Rising Gas and Food Prices Rise of the Information Age/Internet/dot com bubble Digital Globalization

20th century

Baby Boomers

Boom Generation / Hippie Baby Busters

Generation X

MTV Generation / Boomerang Generation

Generation Y

Echo Boom 1978
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Baby Boomers in their teen and college years were characteristically part of the 1960s counterculture, but later became more conservative, eventually gave birth to Generations X and Y. Most academic and demographic literature uses 1946 and 1964 as the cutoff years of the Baby Boom generation The Hippie subculture was originally a youth movement that began in the United States during the early 1960s and spread around the world. These people created their own communities, listened to psychedelic rock, embraced the sexual revolution, and used drugs such as cannabis and LSD to explore alternative states of consciousness.

Generation X
Generation X is the generation born between approximately 1964 to 1980, and connected to the pop culture of the 1980s and 1990s they grew up in. The term has been used in demography, the social sciences, and marketing, though it is most often used in popular culture. Other names used interchangeably with Generation X are 13th Generation and Baby Busters. Most of this generation are children of The Baby Boomers and The Silent Generation. Those born before 1973 spent most of their teen years in the 1980s. "Baby Busters" is a term which is used interchangeably with "Generation X" and "13th Generation" to describe those people born between approximately 1965 and 1979. Others define it as the "post-peak Boomers", the long steady decline of Baby Boomer birth

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