Late 2010s

This includes events of 2016, 2017, and 2018.

Donald Trump was elected President of the United States in 2016. Events in the Northeastern United States, Southeastern United States, and Western United States are not yet entirely clear. Events in the United Kingdom are not yet entirely clear. Emmanuel Macron was elected president of France. I am not yet clear on events of Canada or Belgium. I do not yet have events of Spain, Mexico, Guatemala, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, or Honduras; Colombia or Venezula; Peru or Chile; Argentina; or Brazil. Events in Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, and Belgium have not yet been summarized. Russia, Ukraine, Poland, and Hungary have not yet been summarized. Greece, Bulgaria, Serbia, Sweden, Denmark, and Finland have not yet been summarized.

Egypt, Iran, Turkey, Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia; Saudi Arabia, Yemen; Syria, Israel; India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal; Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgystan; China including North Central, South Central, Southern Coastal, Southern Interior, and Northern China; Japan, South Korea, North Korea; Vietnam, Thailand, Burma, Malaysia, Cambodia, and Laos; Indonesia, the Philippines, Madagascar have not yet been summarized.

Ethiopia, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda; Sudan, Chad; Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Benin; Niger, Burkina Faso, Senegal; Congo DR, Angola, Cameroon; South Africa, Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia have not yet been summarized.

Meso-American, Southwestern American Indian, Caribbean; Andean, Amazonian, Cono/Southern American Indian; Eastern North American Indian, and Westerrn North American Indian peoples have not yet been summarized.


2016 including the first quarter 2016, second quarter 2016, third quarter 2016, and fourth quarter 2016 can be examined.

The first quarter 2016 including January 2016, February 2016, and March 2016 can be connected. The second quarter 2016 including April 2016, May 2016, and June 2016 can be connected. The third quarter 2016 including July 2016, August 2016, and September 2016 can be connected. The fourth quarter 2016 including October 2016, November 2016, and December 2016 can be connected.


2017 including the first quarter 2017, second quarter 2017, third quarter 2017, and fourth quarter 2017 can be examined.

The first quarter 2017 including January 2017, February 2017, and March 2017 can be connected. The second quarter 2017 including April 2017, May 2017, and June 2017 can be connected. The third quarter 2017 including July 2017, August 2017, and September 2017 can be connected. The fourth quarter 2017 including October 2017, November 2017, and December 2017 can be connected.


2018 including the first quarter 2018 can be connected.

The first quarter 2018 including January 2018 can be connected.

Other History

Other 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 2016 and 2017.

  • Links to other sites


Sociology including communities and social mechanics can be used to examine 2016 and 2017. Peoples of the world including nations and major groups of Western Civilization, Asiatic peoples, African peoples, and American Indian peoples can be connected.


Institutions including religion, government, economics, education, and family studies can be connected.


Religion including particular religions, religious organization, religious practice, and religious belief can be connected.

Particular religions

Particular religions including Abrahamic religion, Asian religion, secularism, and pagan religion can be connected. The first three of these groups have significant mention in reports of this period.

Abrahamic religion

Abrahamic religion including Christianity, Islam, and Judaism can be connected.


Christianity including Catholicism, Protestantism, Orthodoxy, and Mormonism can be connected.

Catholicism can be connected. Protestantism can be connected. Orthodoxy can be connected. Mormonism can be connected.

Islam can be connected. Judaism can be connected.

Asian religion

Asian religion including Indian religion, East Asian religion, and Persian religion can be connected.

Indian religion including Buddhism, Hinduism, Sihkhism, and Jainism can be connected. East Asian religion including Confucianism, Taoism, Japanese religion, and Korean religion can be connected. Persian religion including Zoroastrianism, Manicheanism, and Mithraism can be connected.

Secularism can be connected. Pagan religion including European pagan religion, Asian pagan religion, African pagan religion, American Indian religion, and neopagan religion can be connected.

Religious organization can be connected. Religious practice can be connected. Religious belief can be connected.


Government including particular governments, government activity, government structure, and law can be connected.

Particular governments

Particular governments including international government, national government, and local government can be connected.

International government including colonial empires and traditional empires can be connected. Modern compacts including regional organizations, special purpose organizations, and temporary alliances can be connected. World government including the United Nations can be connected. The United Nations can be connected.

National government can be connected. Local government can be connected.

Government activity

Government activity including state relations, administration, and succession can be connected.

State relations including diplomacy and intelligence can be connected. Warfare can be connected.

Administration including security, public works and lands, welfare, and taxation can be connected. Succession including election, appointment, inheritance, and seizure can be connected.

Government structure including judicial systems, and political parties and interest groups can be connected. Forms of government can be connected. Executive systems can be connected. Legislative systems can be connected.

Law including international law, Western law, Asian law, and tribal law can be connected.


Economics including economic systems, industries, and economic activity can be connected.

Economic systems

Economics including economic system behavior, economic system types, networks, and firms can be connected.

Economic system behavior can be connected. Economic system types can be connected. Networks can be connected. Firms can be connected.

Industries including transportation industries, building related industries, manufacturing and extraction industries, and food and agricultural industries can be connected. Social and medical services including institutional services, personal and social services, and recreation and entertainment industries can be connected. Commercial and financial industries including wholesale and retail merchandising, banking and credit, brokers and dealers, renting and leasing, and insurance can be connected. Communications industries including information services, computer services, electronic media, and print media can be connected.

Economic activity including consumption, distribution and exchange, and production can be connected.


Education including school systems, educational organization, cultural institutions, teaching, and research can be connected.

School systems including secondary education and primary education can be connected. Higher education can be connected.

Educational organization including faculty, students, and course material can be connected. Education administration can be connected.

Cultural institutions including performance venues, libraries, and museums can be connected. Teaching can be connected. Research can be connected.

Family studies

Family studies including particular families, kinship, parenting, and marriage can be connected.

Particular families can be connected. Kinship can be connected. Parenting can be connected. Marriage can be connected.


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

Behavioral culture

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

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

Recreation and entertainment including sports, games, theater, dance, and music can be connected. 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 including literature, graphic arts, and language can be connected. 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 mathematical rigorization, statistics, geometry, analysis, algebra, and arithmetic can be connected.

Material culture including communications technology, transportation technology, clothing and dress, foodstuffs, building technology, and industrial technology can be connected. Miscellaneous artifacts such as sculpture, musical instruments, toys, and medicines can be connected.


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

Particular groups

Particular groups ccan be connected.

Human geography including South American geography and Oceanic geography can be connected. Asian geography including Southwest Asian geography, South Asian geography, Central Asian geography, North Asian geography, East Asian geography, and Southeast Asian geography can be connected. European geography including Balkan geography, Eastern European geography, Central European geography, Italian geography, Northwest European geography, Iberian geography, Scandinavian geography, and Island European 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.

Human ecology including human effects on the environment, relations with other life forms, and environmental effects on people can be connected. Physical anthropology including human dispersion, racial variation, and human origins can be connected. Demography including population change, population size and structure, migration, death, and birth and fertility can be connected. Social foundations including social group behavior, social group types, social control, social interaction, and social presentation can be connected.

Personal studies

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

Biography can be connected.

  • Obama, Barak (1961-living)

Psychology including social psychology, personality, mental disorders, developmental psychology, behavior patterns, mind, and behavioral elements can be connected. The human body including form and appearance, disease, life cycle, body functions, and body systems can be connected.


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

Biology including biohistory, ecology, systematics, organism biology, cell biology, and molecular biology can be connected. Earth science including geohistory, physical geography, atmospheric science, hydrospheric science, and geology can be connected. Astronomy including galactic astronomy, stellar astronomy, and local astronomy can be connected. Chemistry including chemical systems, chemical change, and chemical substances can be connected.

Physics including the structure of matter 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 19 Dec 2015 Last updated 4 Jan 2018