Introductory material




Prehistory including early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory can be connected.

Antiquity including the early 3rd millennium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, and late 2nd millennium BC can be connected. The early 1st millennium BC including the 10th century BC, 9th century BC, 8th century BC, 7th century BC, and 6th century BC can be connected.

Classical and medieval history

Classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history can be connected.

Early classical history including the 5th century BC, 4th century BC, 3rd century BC, 2nd century BC, and 1st century BC can be connected. These peoples came under Roman rule. Late classical history including the 1st century CE, 2nd century CE, 3rd century CE, 4th century CE, and 5th century CE can be connected. This area was chiefly under Roman rule. Early medieval history including the 6th century CE, 7th century CE, 8th century CE, 9th century CE, and 10th century CE can be connected. This was invaded by Germanic tribes, ruled by Merovingian and Carolingian kings, and eventually dominated by France and the Holy roman Empire. Late medieval history including the 11th century CE, 12th century CE, 13th century CE, 15th century CE, and 15th century CE can be connected. What is now Belgium was loosely ruled by French and Holy Roman emperors.

Modern history

The 16th century including the early 16th century, early mid 16th century, mid 16th century, late mid 16th century, and late 16th century can be connected. What is now Belgium came to be ruled by the Hapsbugs. The 17th century including the early 17th century, early mid 17th century, mid 17th century, late mid 17th century, and late 17th century can be connected. This was mostly ruled by the Hapsbugs. The 18th century including the early 18th century, early mid 18th century, mid 18th century, late mid 18th century, and late 18th century can be connected. This was mostly ruled by the Hapsburgs. The 19th century including the early 19th century, early mid 19th century, mid 19th century, late mid 19th century, and late 19th century can be connected. The modern country of Belgium was created in this period.

The 20th century including the early 20th century, and early mid 20th century can be connected. The mid 20th century including the early 1940s, late 1940s, early 1950s, and late 1950s can be connected. It was ruled by Germany in World War II. After Germany's defeat, it was allied with the United States and Britain, and 1951 became a founding member of the European Coal and Steel Community. The late mid 20th century including the early 1960s, late 1960s, early 1970s, and late 1970s can be connected. Belgium surrendered its African colonies to independence in 1960, and there were various linguistic tensions and increased federalism. The late 20th century including the early 1980s, late 1980s, early 1990s, and late 1990s can be connected. Cultural and linguistic tensions arose, with multiple government reforms attempting to resolve them.

The early 21st century including the early 2000s can be connected. The late 2000s including 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010 can be connected. The 2010 election produced a highly fragmented Chamber of Representatives. The early 2010s including 2011, 2012, and 2013 can be connected. in 2011, The Chamber of Representatives took over a year to form a government. 2014 including the first quarter 2014 can be connected. 2015 can be connected.

Late 2010s

The late 2010s including 2016 and 2017 can be connected.

2016 including the first quarter 2016, second quarter 2016, third quarter 2016, and fourth quarter 2016 can be connected. 2017 including the first quarter 2017, second quarter 2017, and third quarter 2017 can be connected.


The future including the near future, middle future, and far future can be connected.

Other sociology

Other peoples of the world including other nations and major groups of Western Civilization, Asiatic peoples, African peoples, and American Indian peoples can be connected. Other nations such as Bangladesh, Japan, Mexico, Philippines, 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, can be connected.

Western Civilization including Latin peoples and Anglic peoples can be connected. Russia can be connected. Latin peoples such as those of Brazil can be connected. Anglic peoples including those of the United States can be connected.

Asiatic peoples including South Asian, Oriental, and Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples can be connected. Pakistan can be connected. South Asian peoples such as those of India can be connected. Oriental peoples such as those of China can be connected. 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 peoples and South American Indian peoples can be connected. Brazil can be connected. Middle American Indian peoples including those of the southwestern United States can be connected. North American Indian peoples including those of the United States can be connected.

Communities such as Tokyo, Seoul, Mexico City, New York City, Mumbai, Jakarta, Sao Paulo, Delhi, Shanghai, Manila, Karachi, Cairo, Beijing, Osaka, Canton, Moscow, Los Angeles, Calcutta, Dacca, Buenos Aires, Istanbul, Rio de Janeiro, Shenzhen, Lagos, Paris, Nagoya, Lima, Chicago, Kinshasa, Tianjin, Chennai, Bengaluru, London, Saigon, Donguan, Hyderabad, Chengdu, Lahore, Jonannesburg, Tehran, can be examined for connection. Social structure and change including social change, social types, and social structure can be connected.

Institutions including economics, education, and family can be connected. Religion including religions of the world, religious organization, religious practice, and religious belief can be connected. Government including particular governments, government activity, government structure, and law can be connected.

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

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

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

Science will be connected as the site develops.

Created 20 Aug 2013 Last updated 4 Jan 2017