The first quarter 2008, second quarter 2008, third quarter 2008, and fourth quarter 2008 can be connected.


First Quarter 2008

Events of January 2008, February 2008, and March 2008 can be connected.

Second Quarter 2008

Events of April 2008, May 2008, and June 2008 can be connected.

Third Quarter 2008

Events of July 2008, August 2009, and September 2008 can be connected.

Fourth Quarter 2008

Events of October 2008, November 2008, and December 2008 can be connected.

Other History

Other history including prehistory, antiquity, classical and medieval history, other modern history, and the future can be used to examine this year.


Sociology including peoples of the world, communities, and social mechanics can be connected.

Peoples of the world

Peoples of the world including major groups of Western civilization, Asiatic peoples, African peoples, and American Indian peoples can be connected.

Nations such as Vietnam, Ethiopia, Egypt, Germany, Iran, Turkey, Congo DR, Thailand, France, United Kingdom, Italy, South Africa, South Korea, Burma, Colombia, Spain, Ukraine, Tanzania, Argentina, Kenya, Poland, Algeria, Canada, Iraq, Uganda, Morocco, Sudan, Peru, Uzbekistan, Malaysia, Venezuela, Saudi Arabia, Nepal, Yemen, Afghanistan, Ghana, North Korea, Mozambique, Taiwan, Australia, Syria, Côte d'Ivoire, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Angola, Cameroon, Romania, Chile, Netherlands, Kazakhstan, Niger, Burkina Faso, Guatemala, Mali, Ecuador, Cambodia, Malawi, Zambia, Senegal, Zimbabwe, Chad, Cuba, Belgium, Greece, Rwanda, Tunisia, Portugal, Czech Republic, Bolivia, Guinea, Burundi, Haiti, can be connected.

Western Civilization including Anglic peoples, Latin peoples, and Northeast European peoples can be connected. Mexico can be connected. Cities such as New York City can be connected.

Anglic peoples such as those of the United States can be connected.

Latin peoples such as those of Brazil can be connected. Cities such as Mexico City can be connected.

Northeast European peoples such as those of Russia can be connected.

Asiatic peoples including South Asian peoples, Oriental peoples, and Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples can be connected. The Philippines can be connected. Cities such as Mumbai can be connected.

South Asian peoples such as those of India and Pakistan can be connected. Bangladesh can be connected. India can be connected. India launched 10 satellites into orbit simultaneously. There were bomb blasts in Jaipur, Bangaglore, and Ahemdabad, and a couple of stampedes at Hindu temples. The 2008 Mumbai bombings took place. India launched an unmanned moon mission. Pakistan can be connected. Asif Zardari became president of Pakistan, Yousseff Razi Gillani became Prime Minister and effective head of government.

Oriental peoples such as those of China can be connected. Japan can be connected. Cities such as Tokyo and Seoul can be connected. China can be connected. China suffered its worst snowstorm since 1954. A train crash in Shandong made international news. An earthquake killed nearly 70,000 people. China hosted the 2008 Summer Olympic games. Chinese astronauts conducted a spacewalk.

Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples such as those of Indonesia can be connected.

African peoples such as those of Nigeria can be connected.

American Indian peoples including Middle American Indian, South American Indian, and North American Indian peoples can be connected. Mexico can be connected. Middle American Indian peoples such as those of the southwestern United States can be connected. South American Indian peoples such as those of Brazil can be connected. North American Indian peoples such as those of the United States can be connected.


Cities such as Jakarta, Sao Paulo, Delhi, Shanghai, Manila, Karachi, Cairo, Beijing, Osaka, Canton, Moscow, Los Angeles, Calcutta, Dacca, Buenos Aires, Istanbul, Rio de Janeiro, Shenzhen, Lagos can be connected.

World cities such as Tokyo, Seoul, Mexico City, New York City, Mumbai, and Jakarta can be examined.

Social mechanics

Social mechanics including social change, social types, and social structure can be connected.

Social change including social change processes can be connected. Particular changes and movements including stone age developments, the agricultural revolution, agrarian developments, and the industrial revolution can be connected. Social change factors including institutional change, cultural change, demographic change, and natural change can be connected.

Social types including agrarian societies, horticultural societies, and hunting and gathering societies can be connected. Industrial societies can be connected.

Social structure including community and regional structure, class structure, institutional structure, cultural structure, and anthropological structure can be connected.


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


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

Particular religions including Abrahamic religion, Asiatic religion, pagan religion, and secularism can be connected. Religious organization can be connected. Religious practice can be connected. Religious belief can be connected.

Government including government structure and law can be connected. Particular governments including international government, national government, and local government can be connected. Government activity including state relations, administration, and succession can be connected.

Economics including economic systems, industries, and economic activity can be connected. Education including school systems, educational administration, cultural institutions, teaching, and research can be connected. Family including particular families, kinship, parenting, and marriage can be connected.


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

Behavioral culture including cultural events, recreation and entertainment, occupations, and customs can be connected. Conceptual culture including philosophy, applied science, mathematics, literature, graphic arts, and language can be connected. Material culture including miscellaneous artifacts, communications technology, transportation technology, clothing and dress, foodstuffs, building technology, and industrial technology can be connected.

Anthropology including social foundations can be connected. Particular groups can be connected. Human geography including Asian geography, European geography, African geography, North American geography, South American geography, and Oceanic 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.

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

Science including biology and earth science 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, quantum physics, relativity, electromagnetism, thermodynamics, and mechanics can be connected.

Created 19 Mar 2013 Last updated 5 Mar 2017