Science & Technology

Regents Prep: U.S. History: Science & Technology: Introduction

Throughout United States history, many Americans have attempted to better their lives through science and technology. From early inventions such as the cotton gin, to personal computer revolution of today, science and technology has had a fundamental impact on the way people live. Different periods in U.S. history have been marked by important discoveries in science and technology. These include the early Republic marked by increasing industrialization, the Industrial Revolution, which build great cities and and gave the middle class greater power, and the modern era that has created every comfort a person could want, and allowed us to walk on the Moon. Each phase of development changed the country in many different way.

This site is designed to aid students in reviewing major periods of scientific and technological advancement in United States history. This site should be used in preparation for the New York State Regents Exam in United States History and Government. In addition, students may test their knowledge of the material presented here by accessing multiple-choice questions from past Regents Exams.


Regents Prep Science and Technology History Topics