By Todd Timmons

The nineteenth Century was once a interval of great switch within the day-by-day lives of the typical american citizens. by no means sooner than had such switch happened so quickly or and had affected any such large diversity of individuals. And those adjustments have been basically as a result great advances in technology and know-how. a number of the applied sciences that play such an vital position in our everyday life this present day have been first invented in this nice interval of innovation―everything from the railroad to the phone. those innovations have been instrumental within the social and cultural advancements of the time. The Civil warfare, Westward growth, the growth and fall of slave tradition, the increase of the operating and center periods and alterations in gender roles―none of those may have happened as they did had it no longer been for the technological know-how and expertise of the time.

Science and expertise in Nineteenth-Century America chronicles this dating among technology and expertise and the revolutions within the lives of daily americans. the quantity contains a dialogue of:

  • Transportation―from the railroad and steamship to the 1st autos showing close to the tip of the century.
  • Communication―including the telegraph, the phone, and the photograph
  • Industrialization― how the turning out to be manufacturing facility process impacted the lives of operating males and women
  • Agriculture―how mechanical units comparable to the McCormick reaper and purposes of technological know-how without end altered how farming used to be performed within the United States
  • Exploration and navigations―the technology and expertise of the age used to be the most important to the growth of the rustic that came about within the century, and
The e-book encompasses a timeline and a bibliography for these attracted to pursuing additional learn, and over dozen attention-grabbing photographs that illustrate the day-by-day lives of usa citizens within the nineteenth Century a part of the everyday life via historical past sequence, this identify joins technology and know-how in Colonial the United States in a brand new department of the series-titles in particular how technology suggestions impacted day-by-day life.

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