Tech in the Trenches: Strategic Inventions of the Civil War, 1st Edition

  • Published By: Cavendish Square Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1502610310
  • ISBN-13: 9781502610317
  • DDC: 973.7
  • Grade Level Range: 8th Grade - 9th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released July 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Overview

The Civil War was a time of change for the United States. One of these changes was in the technologies that were developed and used. The repeating rifle, the railroad, and the submarine are technologies that were created, tested, or greatly improved during this crisis. This book discusses the Civil War, the technologies that defined it, and the legacy of those inventions today.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction: The War That Changed America.
1: Antebellum America.
2: Preindustrial War.
3: The First Railroad War.
4: Barrels and Bullets.
5: Wood and Iron.
6: After the War.
7: Civil War Technology Today.
Glossary.
Bibliography.
Further Information.
Index.
About the Author.