History 408 History of American Science and Technology
Early American Technology and Society
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
4. Any news items related to the subjects under discussion?
5. Do you find the readings helpful? Questions and comments?