The Great Depression, the civil rights movement and the rise of the smart phone — society has made drastic changes over the years, shaping the culture behind generations.
There are six living generations in Canada, each with its own set of values, attitudes and roles. But are these generational traits merely stereotypes, or is there some truth behind them? This is because there is no clear cut off between many of Silent mature generation generations. The cultural divide between generations tends to build slowly, and the line between the cut off years is fuzzy, she said. This generation describes those who were coming of age during the First World War.
This generation — also known as the greatest generation — can be roughly defined as those
Silent mature generation were born too late to serve in the First World War but early enough to experience the Great Depression or the Second World War. Survival was a key trait to this generation, according to journalist Tom Brokaw, who wrote the book The Greatest Generation. This generation were children during the Great Silent mature generation and most were too young to fight in the Second World War but could have fought in the Korean War.
After the end of the Second World War, birth rates across the world spiked. Women in the workforce soared among the boomers, and they began moving into previously male-dominated professions. For the 1st time, more seniors than children living in Canada. Boomers are characterized as agents of social change.