This panel examines the influence of geography and the natural environment on issues in American history. In his paper- Dust Bowl America- Carl O'Connor looks at the causes and consequences of the 1930s Dust Bowl in America's. In his paper -American WWII Military Technology and Strategy in the Pacific- Mark Frament explains how the geography of the Pacific theater influenced American military planning during World War II. And in her paper- Total War and American Cities- Diana Richardson explains how carpet bombing of civilian cities during World War II and the subsequent nuclear arms race affected American urban development during the Cold War.
|Presenters:||Mark Frament (Undergraduate Student)
Carl O'Connor (Undergraduate Student)
Diana Richardson (Undergraduate Student)
|Time:||10:45 am (Session II)|