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Technology and Its Impacts Throughout History
Terms in this set (12)
Ships that allowed for faster European exploration.
Tool used on ships to find an exact position on earth - led to more precise sailing.
Revolution in transportation, farming, and production of goods.
Separated seeds from cotton, drastically increased the production of cotton.
Allowed farmers to break soil more easily to grow crops.
Allowed farmers to more effectively harvest crops.
Invented by Eli Whitney - "cookie cutter" parts that allowed for mass production of goods.
Increased communication across the US
"Scientific management" - using timed tasks to improve worker efficiency.
Allowed for faster cultivation of crops with less reliance on animals. Replaced many farmers with machines.
1920s Consumer Goods
Radios, refrigerators, cars, etc. - improved standard of living and allowed for greater personal mobility.
TVs, Satellites - led to Space Race, credit cards - led to increased consumerism.
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