World war ii and the american home front science and technology, agriculture, manpower, money, morale, and it deals with the impact of the war on african. You can also discuss how the cotton gin led to the reliance on cotton, which had important social, economic, political, and environmental effects 0 american history - connecting to the past. Impact of the telegraph the significance of the telegraph was something morse foresaw, and he knew how the technology would have to be handled to prevent misuse he also earned great accolades from around the world for his invention. Chemical and biological weapons: use in warfare, impact on society and environment to copy the well-proven american incineration technology its own. Environmental history, meanwhile, a subdiscipline born during the 1960s and flourishing modestly since, has yet to impact the civil war seriously more than three decades of accumulated literature in environmental history barely touch the civil war.
The technology has changed, and the potential effects of the technology are very different, said carl bruch, co-director of international programs at the environmental law institute in washington, dc. Westward expansion facts dates 1807-1910 where western territories of the united states events indian removal act klondike gold rush the lewis and clark expedition war of 1812 louisiana purchase monroe doctrine mexican american war transcontinental railroad homestead act kansas-nebraska act california gold rush pony express battle of the alamo the sand creek massacre french and. The effects of the atomic bomb politically and socially world war ii and the start of the cold war arms race influenced many aspects of life for the american. Additional impacts of the development of air travel include jobs created by construction of airplanes and the commercial flight industry, increased international tourism, environmental damage, and noise pollution.
The civil war was one of the most tragic wars in american history more americans died then in all other wars combined brother fought against brother and the nation was torn apart. You are to evaluate the cold war's impact on science and technology why did the united states create nasa ieee history center : electronic technology for space. For details of european space activities, see j krige and a russo, a history of the european space agency, 1958-1987 (2 vols, noordwijk, 2000), in particular the sections on the american post-apollo programme john krige is also currently looking at what he has referred to as 'american hegemony' in relation to science and technology, and.
The american civil war: an environmental view and finally, environmental history and the american south, in which a couple exerts were taken to help. Among his books are over here: the first world war and american society (1980) and the pulitzer prize-winning freedom from fear: the american people in depression and war (1999),which recounts the history of the united states in the two great crises of the great depression and world war ii. Communication technology has had an enormous impact on society by altering the occurrence in the 19th century in american history the railroad system.
Technology assessment is most often a subset of engineering, concentrating on the impact or results of technology the study of technology has spawned identifiable fields within traditional disciplines such as history, sociology, and even philosophy. • the vietnam war was unlike world war ii and the korean war, as it ramped up slowly with american effects of war spending economic consequences of war. Keywords:world war ii postwar america american history cold war the end of world war ii was not just the end of a war, but also the beginning of a tense and dynamic period that affected society on all levels. Transit history in american cities is rooted in different phases of urbanization, the rise of large corporate entities during the industrial era, the relationship between technology and society, and other broad themes within american history.
Technology can have positive and negative impact on social interactions this is an excerpt from dimensions of leisure for life by human kinetics. The american economy during world war ii the war's effects were varied and far-reaching including the first general income tax in american history and the. How does warfare affect the environment by brian palmer the largest oil spill in history at the time some of war's impacts are even less direct. Washington, dc— modern warfare tactics, as seen in the american war in vietnam, the rwandan and congolese civil wars, and the current war in iraq, have greatly increased our capacity to destroy the natural landscape and produce devastating environmental effects on the planet, according to sarah.
Impact of world war i history - the pandemic killed between 22 and 30 million people worldwide, or roughly twice as many as had died during the fighting. In a new study of the potential global impacts of nuclear blasts, an american team found even a small-scale war would quickly devastate the world's climate and ecosystems, causing damage that. The impact of railroads on warfare during the american civil war by davidhollis on february 16, 2010 2 comments editor's note: dave hollis is a guest poster with an avid interest in military history.