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TRANSPORTATION
Wright Brothers’ Flight
Model T Ford
HUMAN KNOWLEDGE
Sigmund Freud’s Psychoanalysis
North Pole Exploration
SOCIETAL CONTEXT: EQUALITY, JUSTICE, AND WAR
Panama Canal Opens
Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Edison’s Talking Movies
Hello, San Francisco? It’s New York Calling
A New Poison
National Park Service Founded
FOOD & AGRICULTURE
The Prohibition Movement
The Influenza Pandemic of 1918–1919
The TitanicSinks
The Quantum Atomic Model Is Born
Wegener Proposes the Theory of Continental Drift
SOCIETAL CONTEXT: THE ROARING TWENTIES
Holland Tunnel Constructed
Golden Age of Amusement Parks
COMMUNICATION
The Birth of Television
The Battle of Blair Mountain
Mechanical Food Preservation
MEDICINE & HEALTH
The Power of Penicillin
Traffic Lights Patented
Antifreeze Keeps Motorists Moving
The Tomb of King Tutankhamen
Mead Pens Coming of Age in Samoa
Big Bang Theory
SOCIETAL CONTEXT: THE GREAT DEPRESSION AND GOVERNMENT CONTROL
The Tennessee Valley Authority Formed
Hoover Dam Constructed
The “Golden Era” of Radio
Electric Guitars Appear on the Musical Scene
Signals from Space
DEFENSE & DIPLOMACY
Jet Engine Developed
The Dust Bowl
Electron Microscope Invented
The Eugenics Program
The HindenburgCrashes
Dobzhansky’s Theories of Biology
Exploring the Subatomic
SOCIETAL CONTEXT: DEVASTATION OF GLOBAL WAR
ARCHITECTURE & ENGINEERING
Tacoma Narrows Bridge Disaster
Fire at the Cocoanut Grove Nightclub
Transistors Change the World of Communications
The Manhattan Project
ENVIRONMENT
Rubber Shortages
The Green Revolution
The Kinsey Report
Dr. Spock’s Baby Book
Scuba Gear Opens the Oceans to Amateurs
DNA as Life’s Blueprint
SOCIETAL CONTEXT: THE FAMILY AND PROGRESS
St. Lawrence Seaway Constructed
Rock-and-Roll Music Moves America’s Teenagers
SputnikChanges the Game
Nuclear-powered Submarine Cruises the Depths
Bikini Atoll Falls Prey to Nuclear Testing
The Birth of Fast Food
Polio Vaccine Brings Relief
Highways to Cross the Country
Double Helix Unraveled
SOCIETAL CONTEXT: PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES OF SOCIETY
Versatile Laser Technology
“Beam Me Up, Scotty”
Integrated Circuits
Helicopters in Vietnam
Alaskan Oil Discovered and Tapped
Pesticide Use and Silent Spring
Birth Control Pill Approved for Use
Moon Landing
A Mechanism for Continental Drift
SOCIETAL CONTEXT: CRISIS MANAGEMENT
An Idea for Sustainable Development in California
Star Warsand Cinematic Special Effects
Microprocessors Invented
Agent Orange Banned in Vietnam
Recycling Movement Gains Momentum
The Controversy over Saccharin
“Test Tube Baby” Is Born
Lessening the Environmental Impact of Automobiles
“Lucy” Fossil Found in Ethiopia
SOCIETAL CONTEXT: THE “ME” DECADE
Restoration of the Statue of Liberty
Video Games
Fax Machines
Star Wars Missile Defense System
Chernobyl Nuclear Reactor Accident
The AIDS Crisis
Space Transportation System: The Space Shuttle
SOCIETAL CONTEXT: LEARNING AND LIVING DEMOCRACY
International Space Station
O.J. Simpson Trial
The Internet Connects the Globe
Stealth Fighters in Desert Storm
Earth Summit Held in Rio de Janeiro
Dolly the Sheep Is Introduced to the World
Cigarette Smoking Dangers Admitted
Air Bags Required in Automobiles
Human Genome Project
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Sherman - Science and Society in the 20th Century (Greenwood, 2004)

Sherman - Science and Society in the 20th Century (Greenwood, 2004)

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