20th Century History of Western Civilization

The 20th century including the early 20th century, early mid 20th century, mid 20th century, late mid 20th century, late 20th century, and early 21st century can be used to examine Western Civilization. The Western colonization and conquest of the rest of the world reached its maximum extent, and then began to reverse, as a process of decolonization began.

   

20th Century

The 20th century can be used to examine Anglic peoples including Anglo-American, British, and Anglo-Australian peoples; Latin peoples including Italian, French, Hispanic, and Lusitanic peoples; Germanic peoples including those of Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and Austria; Northeast European peoples including East Slavic, West Slavic, Hungarian, and Baltic peoples; Balkan peoples including East Romance, Greek, South Slavic, and Albanian peoples; and Scandinavian peoples including those of Sweden, Denmark, and Finland.

Early 20th century

The early 20th century including the early 1900s, late 1900s, early 1910s, and late 1910s can be used to examine Anglic peoples including Anglo-American and British peoples; Latin peoples including Italian, French, Hispanic, and Lusitanic peoples; Germanic peoples; and Northeast European peoples including East Slavic peoples. This period was marked by World War I and the Communist Revolution in Russia.

The early 1900s including 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, and 1905 can be connected. The late 1900s including 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, and 1910 can be connected. The early 1910s including 1911, 1912, 1912, 1913, 1914, and 1915 can be connected. The late 1910s including 1916, 1917, 1918, 1919, and 1920 can be connected.

Early mid 20th century

The early mid 20th century including the early 1920s, late 1920s, early 1930s, and late 1930s can be used to examine Anglic peoples including Anglo-American and British peoples; Latin including Italian, French, Hispanic and Lusitanic peoples, Germanic peoples; and Northeast European peoples including East Slavic peoples. The Great Depression affected numerous various nations, and World War II began.

The early 1920s including 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, and 1925 can be used to examine Anglic peoples. The late 1920s including 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, and 1930 can be used to examine Anglic peoples. The early 1930s including 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, and 1935 can be used to examine Anglic and Latin peoples. The late 1930s including 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, and 1940 can be used to examine Anglic and Latin peoples.

Mid 20th century

The mid 20th century including the early 1940s, late 1940s, early 1950s, and late 1950s can be used to examine Anglic peoples including Anglo-American and British peoples; Latin peoples including Italian, French, Hispanic, and Lusitanic peoples; Germanic peoples; and Northeast European peoples including East Slavic peoples. This period was marked by World War II and the beginning of the Cold War. A decolonization movement began.

The early 1940s including 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, and 1945 can be used to examine Anglic and Latin peoples. The late 1940s including 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, and 1950 can be used to examine Anglic and Latin peoples. The early 1950s including 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, and 1955 can be used to exxamine Anglic and Latin peoples. The late 1950s including 1956, 1957, 1958, 1969, and 1960 can be used to examine Anglic, Latin, and Northeast European peoples.

Late mid 20th century

The late mid 20th century including the early 1960s, late 1960s, early 1970s, and late 1970s can be used to examine Anglic including Anglo-American and British peoples; Latin including Italian, French, Hispanic, and Lusitanic peoples; Germanic peoples including those of Germany and the Netherlands; Northeast European peoples including East Slavic and West Slavic peoples; and Balkan peoples. The Cold War continued. The decolonization movement continued.

The early 1960s including 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, and 1965 can be used to examine Anglic, Latin, and Northeast European peoples. The late 1960s including 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, and 1970 can be used to examine Anglic, Latin, and Northeast European peoples. The early 1970s including 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, and 1975 can be used to examine Anglic, Latin including Lusitanic peoples, and Northeast European peoples. The late 1970s including 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, and 1980 can be used to examine Anglic, Latin including Lusitanic, and Northeast European peoples.

Late 20th century

The late 20th century including the early 1980s, late 1980s, early 1990s, and late 1990s can be used to examine Anglic peoples including Anglo-American and British peoples. The US became the sole remaining superpower with considerable international influence, while British peoples were more allied to Europe. Latin peoples including Italian, French, Hispanic, and Lusitanic peoples had less relative influeince. Germanic peoples including those of Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, and parts of Belgium were principally important in Europe. Northeast European peoples including East Slavic, West Slavic, and Hungarian peoples can be connected. The USSR and most of its diplomatic and political alliance broke up. Balkan peoples including East Romance and Greek peoples suffered turmoil as the nation of Yugoslavia broke up. Scandinavian peoples had significant influence. A resurgence among Islamic peoples began to influence all of Western Civilization.

The early 1980s including 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, and 1985 can be used to examine Anglic peoples, Latin peoples including Lusitanic peoples, and Northeast European peoples. The late 1980s including 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, and 1990 can be used to examine Anglic peoples, Latin peoples including Lusitanic peoples, and Northeast European peoples. The early 1990s including 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, and 1995 can be used to examine Anglic peoples, Latin peoples including Lusitanic peoples, and Northeast European peoples.

Late 1990s

The late 1990s including 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, and 2000 can be used to examine Anglic peoples; Latin peoples including Hispanic and Lusitanic peoples; Germanic peoples; and Northeast European peoples.

1996 including the first quarter 1996, second quartr 1996, third quarter 1996, and fourth quarter 1996 can be connected. 1997 including the first quarter 1997, second quarter 1997, third quarter 1997, and fourth quarter 1997 can be connected. 1998 including the first quarter 1998, second quarter 1998, third quarter 1998, and fourth quarter 1998 can be connected. 1999 including the first quarter 1999, second quarter 1999, third quarter 1999, and fourth quarter 1999 can be connected. 2000 including the first quarter 2000, second quarter 2000, third quarter 2000, and fourth quarter 2000 can be connected.

Early 21st century

The early 21st century including the early 2000s, late 2000s, early 2010s, and late 2010s can be used to examine Anglic including Anglo-American, British, and Anglo-Australian peoples; Latin including Italian, French, Hispanic, and Lusitanic peoples; Germanic peoples including those of Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, and Belgium; Northeast European peoples including East Slavic, West Slavic, Hungarian, and Baltic peoples; Balkan peoples including East Romance, Greek, South Slavic, and Albanian peoples; and Scandinavian peoples including those of Sweden, Denmark, and Norway. Developments in Western Civilization were heavily influenced by developments among Middle Eastern peoples.

History, sociology, institutions, culture, anthropology, personal studies, and science will be connected as the site develops.

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Created 11 Nov 2014 Last updated 8 Jan 2018