From Baby Boomers To Generation Y

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From Baby Boomers To Generation Y Every generation bring something new to society. When we think about a cohort what comes to our mind is just a group of people of the same age, but there is more in that definition. According to Wikipedia a cohort is a group of people who share a common characteristic or experience within a defined period. Two cohorts that have influenced American society are the baby boomers and the generations Y.The impact of these generation have been so significant to the American society in such a way that this country hasn’t been the same there after. The Baby Boomers which is consider the most influential generation in the history of United States (Baby Boomers magazine). This is the generation that born between 1946 and 1964. The Boomers is a generation mark by the end of the world world II. They receive this name due to the fast increase birth rate that occurred during this time, according to CNN,they are the largest generation born in American history. In 1946 after the post war 3,411,000 babies born in united states(CNN). The Boomers era is characterize by the economical increase that followed after WWII. Baby boomers are educated and is the single largest economic group in Unites States today(Baby Boomers Magazine). They read newspapers more than any other group and control 70% of the total net worth of American households. Since they are consider to be more wealthy that other groups (Baby Boomers Magazine). In other words they control the majority of the financial wealth of United States. Before the Baby Boomers rise America was is a great depression.. By 1933, when the Great Depression reached its nadir, some 13 to 15 million Americans were unemployed... ... middle of paper ... ...exual orientation and the United States military." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 18 Apr. 2014. Web. 20 Apr. 2014. . The Graduate. Dir. Mike Nichols. Perf. Anne Bancroft, Dustin Hoffman,Katherine Ross. Embassy picture, 1967. Film. "The Great Depression." History.com. A&E Television Networks, n.d. Web. 21 Apr. 2014. . United States. National Park Service. "Bill Clinton's Birthplace--Presidents: A Discover Our Shared Heritage Travel Itinerary." National Parks Service. U.S. Department of the Interior, n.d. Web. 20 Apr. 2014. . "9/11 Attacks." History.com. A&E Television Networks, n.d. Web. 20 Apr. 2014. . .

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