The evolution of America's seven living generations

In this fascinating new video, BuzzFeed offers a guide to the seven living generations of Americans, starting with The Greatest Generation (born 1901-1927). The video then compares and contrasts formative events, behavioral traits, and statistics of The Silent Generation (born 1928-1945), Baby Boomers (born 1946-1964), Generation X (born 1965-1980), Millennials (born 1981-1997), Generation Z (born 1998-2010), and the just barely forming Generation Alpha (born 2011-2025).