List of US "Generations"

c/o Boing Boing and Wikipedia:

Term Period
Puritan Generation 1588-1617
Puritan Awakening 1621–1649
Cavalier Generation
Glorious Generation
Enlightenment Generation
Awakening Generation
1618-1648
1648-1673
1674-1700
1701–1723
First Great Awakening 1727–1746
Liberty Generation
Republican Generation
Compromise Generation
1724–1741
1742–1766
1767–1791
Second Great Awakening 1790–1844
Transcendentalist Generation
Transcendental Generation
Gilded Generation
Progressive Generation
1789–1819
1792–1821
1822–1842
1843–1859
Third Great Awakening 1886–1908
Missionary Generation
Lost Generation
Interbellum Generation
G.I. Generation
Greatest Generation
1860–1882
1883–1900
1900–1910
1900–1924
1911–1924
Jazz Age 1918-1929
Beat Generation
Silent Generation
Baby Boomers
1914–1930
1925–1945
*1940s-1960s
Consciousness Revolution 1964–1984
Generation X
MTV Generation
Boomerang Generation
*1960s–1980s
1974–1985
1977–1986
Culture Wars 1980s–present
Generation Y
Internet Generation
New Silent Generation
*1970s–1990s
*1980s-1990s
*1990s or 2000s–?

Looks like I’m a Gen X‘er…

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