Download e-book for iPad: A Companion to American Technology by Carroll Pursell

By Carroll Pursell

ISBN-10: 0631228446

ISBN-13: 9780631228448

A significant other to American expertise is a groundbreaking selection of unique essays that learn the hard-to-define phenomenon of “technology” in the USA.

  • 22 unique essays by means of professional students conceal crucial beneficial properties of yankee know-how, together with advancements in vehicles, tv, and computing
  • Analyzes the ways that applied sciences are geared up, resembling within the engineering career, govt, medication and agriculture
  • Includes discussions of the way applied sciences have interaction with race, gender, classification, and different organizing buildings in American society

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Samuel Slater learned the construction of Arkwright spinning machinery in his native Britain. Moses Brown hired the newly arrived Slater in 1789 to mechanize production in his Pawtucket mill (now preserved as a historic site). Slater, as had Whitney, drew on the colonial base of skills and supporting industry, in this case Pawtucket iron founder and machinist Oziel Wilkinson and his son David, who made TECHNOLOGY IN COLONIAL NORTH AMERICA 29 the machinery, and millwright Sylvanus Brown who set up the waterpower system.

Historian Joyce Appleby declares that for the generation of Americans born after the War of Independence and the adoption of the Constitution, “national goals cemented . . ” The energies of these Americans and their children led Michel Chevalier, a French visitor in the 1830s, to report that in the United States “all is circulation, motion, and boiling agitation . . Experiment follows experiment; enterprise follows enterprise” (as cited in Appleby 2000, p. 7). Chevalier visited the United States in the midst of a market revolution that stemmed from a focus on economic growth, which most Americans believed essential to national survival.

More importantly, the ironworks gave the colonies vital capacity to produce ordnance during the Revolution. Because operation of a blast furnace required organization of a workforce that worked in shifts around the clock and a network of suppliers who would assure a steady flow of materials to the furnace, ironworks were precursors to the industrial organization of the American manufacturing industries that blossomed in the early republic. Applied Science and Innovation The need to adapt European technology to American conditions called forth the inventive capacity of colonists almost as soon as they arrived in the New World.

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