History 408 History of American Science and Technology
Debate over Manufacturing and Industrial Revolution
Smith Chapters 4 (pp. 103-119) and 5 (pp. 144-157)
1. What¡¯s new and striking in these two chapters?
2. Why did Jefferson argue that
3. What do the documents in chapter 5 tell you about
workers¡¯ experiences during the Industrial Revolution? Was
4. Any news items related to the subjects under discussion?
5. Do you find the readings helpful? Questions and comments?