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Science, technology, and the states in America"s third century.

Science, technology, and the states in America"s third century.

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Published by Carnegie Commission on Science, Technology, and Government in [New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • States.
    • Subjects:
    • Science and state -- United States -- States.,
    • Technology and state -- United States -- States.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsCarnegie Commission on Science, Technology, and Government.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ127.U6 S329 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination73 p. ;
      Number of Pages73
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1225702M
      ISBN 101881054039
      LC Control Number94226073
      OCLC/WorldCa26936134

      The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution define the American nation. As we enter the third century of independence, however, it is well to recall that we are in the fourth century of. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary Science and technology are central to history of the United States, and this is true of the Colonial period as well. Although considered by Europeans as a backwater, the people living in the American colonies had advanced notions of agriculture, surveying, architecture, and other technologies.

      In the early part of the 20th century, American science fiction tended to present a positive image of a future in which scientific progress had made the world a better place. To compete and thrive in the 21st century, democracies, and the United States in particular, must develop new national security and economic strategies that address the geopolitics of information. In the 20th century, market capitalist democracies geared infrastructure, energy, trade, and even social policy to protect and advance that era’s.

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HISTORIC DECISIONS 15 The Federal-State Balance, Past and Future, 16 New Roles for the States, 16 States and the Private Sector, 18 Science and Technology Advice for the States, 18 A New Federal.

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