United States

The United States includes three principal, somewhat vaguely defined regions: The Northeastern United States, the Southeastern United States, and the Western United States.

   

Northeastern United States

This includes cities such as New York City, Chicago, Philadelphia, Washington, and Boston.

Southeastern United States

This includes cities such as Dallas, Miami, Houston, and Atlanta.

Western United States

This includes cities such as Los Angeles and San Francisco.

History

During prehistory and antiquity, and classical and medieval times, what is now the United States was inhabited by American Indian peoples. The history of these peoples is treated separately. In modern times during the 16th century, 17th century, and 18th century the area occupied by the United States began to be settled by other peoples, mostly Europeans and principally the English. In the 18th century, it established its political independence. During the 19th century, it expanded across the North American continent. In the 20th century, it became in many ways the most influential nation in the world.

Other sociology

Other sociology including communities and social mechanics can be used to examine the United States. Other peoples of the world including other nations and major groups of other Western Civilization, American Indian peoples, African peoples, and Asian peoples can be connected.

Institutions

Institutions including religion, government, economics, education, and families can be used to examine the United States.

Culture

Culture including behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture can be connected.

Behavioral culture

Behavioral culture including cultural events, recreation and entertainment, occupations, and customs can be connected.

Cultural events

Cultural events including holidays, disasters, expeditions, awards, and gatherings can be connected.

Holidays can be connected. Disasters can be connected. Expeditions can be connected. Awards can be connected. Gatherings can be connected.

Recreation and entertainment

Recreation and entertainment including sports, games, theatre, dance, and music can be connected.

Sports can be connected. Games can be connected. Theatre can be connected. Dance can be connected. Music can be connected.

Occupations

Occupations including service occupations, industrial occupations, communications occupations, transportation occupations, building occupations, and food-related occupations can be connected.

Service occupations can be connected. Industrial occupations can be connected. Communications occupations can be connected. Transportation occupations can be connected. Building occupations can be connected. Food-related occupations can be connected.

Customs

Customs including institutional customs, social interaction customs, clothing and dress customs, living and dwelling customs, and vital customs can be connected.

Institutional customs can be connected. Social interaction customs can be connected. Clothing and dress customs can be connected. Living and dwelling customs can be connected. Vital customs can be connected.

Conceptual culture

Conceptual culture including philosophy, applied science, mathematics, literature, graphic arts, and language can be connected.

Philosophy

Philosophy including philosophical schools and doctrines, special topics, metaphysics, aesthetics, ethics, epistemology, and logic can be connected.

Philosophical schools and doctrines can be connected. Special topics can be connected. Metaphysics can be connected. Aesthetics can be connected. Ethics can be connected. Epistemology can be connected. Logic can be connected.

Applied science

Applied science including applied social science, medical science, information science, accounting, navigation, engineering science, and measurement can be connected.

Applied social science can be connected. Medical science can be connected. Information science can be connected. Accounting can be connected. Navigation can be connected. Engineering science can be connected. Measurement can be connected.

Mathematics

Mathematics including mathematical rigorization, statistics, analysis, algebra, and arithmetic can be connected.

Mathematical rigorization can be connected. Statistics can be connected. Analysis can be connected. Geometry can be connected. Algebra can be connected. Arithmetic can be connected.

Literature

Literature including particular works, literary types and genres, literary forms, and oral tradition can be connected.

Particular works can be connected. Literary types and genres can be connected. Literary forms can be connected. Oral tradition can be connected.

Graphic arts

Graphic arts including animation, photography, printmaking, painting, and drawing can be connected.

Animation can be connected. Photography can be connected. Printmaking can be connected. Painting can be connected. Drawing can be connected.

Language

Language including languages of the world, writing, and linguistics can be connected.

Languages of the world can be connected. Writing can be connected. Linguistics can be connected.

Material culture

Material culture including miscellanous artifacts, communication technology, transportation technology, clothing and dress, foodstuffs, building technology, and industrial technology can be connected.

Miscellanous artifacts

Miscellanous artifacts such as sculpture, musical instruments, toys, and medicines can be connected.

Sculpture can be connected. Musical instruments can be connected. Toys can be connected. Medicines can be connected.

Communication technology

Communication technology including electronic communication, graphic communication, and written communication can be connected.

Electronic communication can be connected. Graphic communication can be connected. Written communication can be connected.

Transportation technology

Transportation technology including space technology, air transportation, water transportation, land transportation, and packaging can be connected.

Space technology can be connected. Air transportation can be connected. Water transportation can be connected. Land transportation can be connected. Packaging can be connected.

Clothing and dress

Clothing and dress including garments, adornment, and fabrics can be connected. Garments can be connected. Adornment can be connected. Fabrics can be connected.

Foodstuffs

Foodstuffs including prepared foods, preserved and processed foods, and raw foodstuffs can be connected.

Prepared foods can be connected. Preserved and processed foods can be connected. Raw foodstuffs can be connected.

Building technology

Building technology including outdoor structures, complete buildings, building components,furnishings, and building materials can be connected.

Outdoor structures can be connected. Complete buildings can be connected. Building components can be connected. Furnishings can be connected. Building materials can be connected.

Industrial technology

Industrial technology including advanced technology, utilities, weaponry, machinery, chemical technology, fuels, and tools can be connected.

Advanced technology can be connected. Utilities can be connected. Weaponry can be connected. Machinery can be connected. Chemical technology can be connected. Fuels can be connected. Tools can be connected.

Anthropology

Anthropology including particular groups, human geography, human ecology, physical anthropology, demography, and social foundations can be connected.

Particular groups

Particular groups can be connected.

Human geography

North American geography including Northeastern American geography, Northwestern American geography, and Southwestern American geography can be connected. Oceanic geography including Australian geography, Pacific Island geography, and Antarctic geography can be connected. South American geography, European geography, Asian geography, and African geography are less directly connected.

Human ecology

Human effects on the environment can be connected. Relations with other life can be connected. Environmental effects on people can be connected.

Physical anthropology

Human origins can be connected. Racial variation can be connected. Human dispersion can be connected.

Demography

Population change can be connected. Population size and structure can be connected. The US has a population (2014) of about 320 million. Migration can be connected. Mortality and morbidity can be connected. Birth and fertility can be connected.

Social foundations

Social group behavior can be connected. Social group types can be connected. Social control can be connected. Social interaction can be connected. Social presentation can be connected.

Personal studies

Personal studies including biography, psychology, and the human body can be connected.

Biography

  • Buddha (c 563 BC - c 483 BC)
  • Confucius (c 551 BC - c 479 BC)
  • Aristotle (384 BC - 322 BC)
  • Jesus (c 1 BC - c 33 CE)
  • Paul (c 5 EC - c 67 CE)
  • Ts'ai Lun (c 50 CE - c 121 CE)
  • Mohammed (c 570 CE - c 632 CE)
  • Einstein, Albert (1879 CE - 1955 CE)
  • Obama, Barak (1961 - living)
  • Columbus (1451 CE - 1506 CE)
  • Gutenberg (1398 CE - c. 1468 CE)
  • Darwin, Charles (1809-1882 CE)
  • Euclid (lived c. 300 BC)
  • Galileo (1564 CE - 1642 CE)
  • Moses (lived c. 17th-14th century BC)
  • Shih Huang Ti (259 BC- 210 BC)

Psychology

Social psychology can be connected. Personality can be connected. Mental disorders can be connected. Developmental psychology can be connected. Behavior patterns can be connected. Mind can be connected. Behavioral elements can be connected.

Human body

Human form and appearance can be connected. Human disease can be connected. The human life cycle can be connected. Body functions can be connected. Body systems can be connected.

Science

Science including biology, earth science, astronomy, chemistry, and physics can be connected.

Biology

Biohistory including Precambrian, Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenozoic life can be connected. Ecology including biogeography, ecosystems, evolution, system ecology, community ecology, population ecology, and behavioral ecology can be connected. Systematics including animals, fungi, plants, protists, and microbes can be connected. Organism biology including behavior, life cycle, morphology and form, organ systems, tissues, and habitat can be connected. Cell biology including types, behavior, and structure can be connected. Molecular biology including nucleic acids, proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, other organics, and inorganics can be connected.

Earth science

Geohistory including Precambrian, Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenozoic periods can be connected. Physical geography including including mapping, oceanic geography, and terretrial geography can be connected. Atmospheric science including climatology, meteorology, and atmospheric structure can be connected. Hydrospheric science including oceanography, glaciology, groundwater, and fresh water can be connected. Geology including interior geology, geologic processes, landforms, petrology, and mineralogy can be connected.

Astronomy

Galactic astronomy can be connected. Stellar astronomy including astrocartography, star groupings, stars, exoplanets, and the interstellar medium can be connected. Local astronomy including the Sun, planetary systems, minor bodies, and the interplanetary medium can be connected.

Chemistry

Chemical systems including organic, inorganic, gas, liquid, and solid chemistry can be connected. Chemical change including nuclear reactions, chemical reactions, and physical changes can be connected. Chemical substances including mixtures, compounds, and elements can be connected.

Physics

Physics including the structure of matter, quantum physics, relativity, electromagnetism, thermodynamics, and mechanics can be connected.

The structure of matter including exotic matter, common bulk matter, molecular physics, atomic physics, and subatomic physics can be connected. Quantum physics can be connected. Relativity including general relativity and special relativity can be connected. Electromagnetism including optics, magnetism, electric current, and electrostatics can be connected. Thermodynamics including statistical mechanics, nonclassical thermodynamics, and classical thermodynamics can be connected.

Mechanics including gravitation and celestial mechanics can be connected. General mechanics including wave mechanics, fluid mechanics, and deformable body mechanics can be connected. Rigid body mechanics including dynamic systems, static systems, rotational dynamics, and rigid body description and motion can be connected. Particle mechanics including particle systems, energetics, kinetics, kinematics, and particle description can be connected.


Created 25 Feb 2013 Last updated 13 Nov 2017