History 408  History of American Science and Technology

Reading Worksheet

 

Early American Technology and Society

Smith, 26-61

 

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1. What¡¯s new and striking to you in this chapter?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. What¡¯s wrong with the perception that the Europeans came, fought and defeated the American Indians with superior weapons?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. What¡¯s wrong with the perception that the Europeans conquered the Indians, and recreated their European lifestyle and society in America?

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. Any news items related to the subjects under discussion?

 

 

 

 

5. Do you find the readings helpful? Questions and comments?