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Recognize the influence of science and technology on the development of early American colonial cultures (i.e., compass, shipbuilding, food storage, printing press, financial markets, weaponry, and transportation). 8.1.3

Links verified 5/24/2011

  1. America on the Move - explores the role of transportation in America's history (drag the timeline to see different time periods)
  2. Promoting Science through America's Colonial Press - How Ben Franklin Used His Newspaper to 'Popularize' An Evolving Science
  3. Shipbuilding in Atlantic County New Jersey
  4. Science Timeline - steps in the evolution of Western thinking about nature

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