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Naval_Technology_and - The U.S Navy Between Wars 1865-1898 Technology and the Age of Mahan Learning Objectives Principle changes affecting warship

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The U.S Navy Between Wars 1865-1898 Technology and the Age of Mahan
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Learning Objectives Principle changes affecting warship hull design and propulsion Milestones in evolution of armament Naval weapons systems conceived/adopted by weak nations to neutralize capital ships Technological response by major powers to counter threat of low cost weapons Congressional attitudes toward Navy
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Learning Objectives, cont. Difficulty in maintaining technological leadership, and the debate over whether to remain technologically current Reasons for rebuilding U. S. Navy and historical conditions accounting for emergence and success of Mahan Mahan’s viewpoint of sea power as a geopolitical and naval concept Mahan’s influence on European and American naval history, 1890-1898
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Decline and Stagnation of the U.S. Navy Postwar Reduction - massive European Advances in technology lose status as a naval pioneer Reasons for Decline Congress frugality Reconstruction in South Limited naval mission – show the flag Isolationism
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2010 for the course NAVSC 102 taught by Professor Hammond during the Spring '08 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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Naval_Technology_and - The U.S Navy Between Wars 1865-1898 Technology and the Age of Mahan Learning Objectives Principle changes affecting warship

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