During World War II, rapid scientific and technological advances helped win the war. These advances, such as nuclear power, had the potential to both benefit and harm society. In general though many people were excited about the possibilities these new ideas seemed to create.
Questions and Answers
Question: Were Americans afraid of the new technologies?
Answer: Most people felt excited and enthused by technological advances, similar to the excitement and energy people felt during the Industrial Revolution. Similar to the shock and disappointment people felt after the sinking of the Titanic, though, we have since learned that technology has its limitations.
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