Early 2010s

This includes events of 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015. The continuing global recession, a European debt crisis, and a series of revolts known as the "Arab Spring" were prominent events.

Barak Obama was re-elected US President in 2012. In 2014, Francois Hollande was elected president of France following Sarkozy. Enrique Peña was elected President of Mexico in 2012. Dilma Rousseff took office as President of Brazil. Angela Merkel was elected Chancellor of Germany.


This includes events of the first quarter 2011, second quarter 2011, third quarter 2011, and fourth quarter 2011.


This includes events of the first quarter 2012, second quarter 2012, third quarter 2012, and fourth quarter 2012.


This includes events of the first quarter 2013, second quarter 2013, third quarter 2013, and fourth quarter 2013.


This includes events of the first quarter 2014, the second quarter 2014. The third quarter 2014 including July 2014, August 2014, and September 2014 can be connected. The fourth quarter 2014 including October 2014, November 2014, and December 2014 can be connected.


This will include events of the first quarter 2015, second quarter 2015, third quarter 2015, and fourth quarter 2015.

The first quarter 2015 including January 2015, February 2015, and March 2015 can be connected. The second quarter 2015 including April 2015, May 2015, and June 2015 can be connected. The third quarter 2015 including July 2015, August 2015, and September 2015 can be connected. The fourth quarter 2015 including October 2015, November 2015, and December 2015 can be connected.

Other History

Earlier periods of history including prehistory, antiquity, classical and medieval history; other modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and other periods of the 20th century; and the future can be used to examine 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.


Sociology including communities and social mechanics can be used to examine 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015. Peoples of the world including nations and major groups of Western Civilization such as Anglic, Latin, Germanic, Northeast European, Balkan, and Scandinavian peoples; Asiatic peoples, African peoples, and American Indian peoples can be connected.


Institutions including religion, government, economics, education, and family studies can be used to examine 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.


Culture including behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture can be used to examine 2011, 2012, and 2013.

Behavioral culture

Behavioral culture including cultural events, recreation and entertainment, occupations, and customs can be used to examine 2011 and 2012.

Cultural events including disasters, expeditions, awards, gatherings, and performances can be used to examine 2013. Holidays can be connected.

Recreation and entertainment including sports, games, theater, dance, and music can be used to examine 2012. Occupations including service occupations, industrial occupations, communication occupations, transportation occupations, building occupations, and food-related occupations can be connected. Customs including institutional customs, social interaction customs, clothing and dress customs, living and dwelling customs, and vital customs can be connected.

Conceptual culture

Conceptual culture including philosophy, applied science, mathematics, literature, graphic arts, and language can be used to examine 2012 and 2013.

Philosophy including philosophical schools and doctrines, special topics, aesthetics, ethics, metaphysics, epistemology, and logic can be connected. Applied science including applied social science, medical science, information science, accounting, navigation, engineering science, and measurement can be connected. Mathematics including statistics, geometry, analysis, algebra, arithmetic, and mathematical foundations can be connected. Literature including particular works, literary types and genres, literary forms, and oral tradition can be connected. Graphic arts including animation, photography, printmaking, painting, and drawing can be connected. Language including languages of the world, writing, and 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 used to examine 2013.

Miscellaneous artifacts such as sculpture, musical instruments, toys, and medicines can be connected. Communication technology including electronic communication, graphic communication, and written communication can be connected. Transportation technology including space technology, air transportation, water transportation, land transportation, and packaging can be connected. Clothing and dress including garments, adornment, and fabrics can be connected. Foodstuffs including prepared foods, preserved and processed foods, and raw foodstuffs can be connected. Building technology including outdoor structures, complete buildings, building components, furnishings, and materials can be connected. Industrial technology including advanced technology, utilities, weaponry, machinery, chemical technology, fuels, and tools can be connected.


Anthropology including particular groups, human geography, human ecology, physical anthropology, demography, and social foundation can be used to examine 2011, 2012, and 2013.

Particular groups

Particular groups can be used to examine 2012 and 2013.

Human geography

Human geography can be used to examine 2012. European geography including Iberian geography, Italian geography, Balkan geography, Northwest European geography, Island European geography, Scandinavian geography, Central European geography, and Eastern European geography can be connected. Asian geography including Southwest Asian georaphy, South Asian geography, Central Asian geography, North Asian geography, East Asian geography, and Southeast Asian geography can be connected. African geography including North African geography, West African geography, North Central African geography, South Central African geography, East African geography, and South African geography can be connected. North American geography including Northeastern American geography, Northwestern American geography, and Southwestern American geography can be connected. South American geography including Amazon geography, Andean geography, and Argentine geography can be connected. Oceanic geography including Australian geography, Pacific Island geography, and Antarctic geography can be 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.


Population change can be connected. Population size and structure can be connected. 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 used to examine 2013.



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.


Physical and natural science including biology, earth science, astronomy, chemistry, and physics can be used to examine 2013.


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 mapping, oceanic geography, and terrestrial 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.


Galactic astronomy including cosmology, galactic types, and galactography 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.


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 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, general mechanics, rigid body mechanics, and particle mechanics can be connected.

Created 25 Feb 2013 Last updated 2 Nov 2016