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Cotton gin - Wikipedia


A cotton gin is a machine that quickly and easily separates cotton fibers from their seeds, allowing for much greater productivity than manual cotton separation.

Cotton Gin and Eli Whitney - Inventions - HISTORY.com


Find out more about the history of Cotton Gin and Eli Whitney, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ...

The Cotton Gin | The Eli Whitney Museum and Workshop


Thumbnail of The Cotton Gin project. Eli Whitney and the Need for an Invention. As Eli Whitney left New England and headed South in 1792, he had no idea that  ...

Civil War History: How the Cotton Gin Contributed to the Civil War


With the advent of profitable mass cotton farming, the South became economically dependent on slavery. When the South perceived a threat to slavery, ...

Eli Whitney's Patent for the Cotton Gin | National Archives


Sep 23, 2016 ... Eli Whitney's Patent for the Cotton Gin. Background. Eli Whitney and the Need for an Invention. As Eli Whitney left New England and headed ...

Welcome to Cottongin


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The Cotton Gin


STUDENT READING: In 1793, Eli Whitney invented a simple machine that influenced the history of the United States. He invented a cotton gin that was popular ...

Our Documents - Patent for Cotton Gin (1794)


Designed to separate cotton fiber from seed, Whitney's cotton gin, for which he received a patent on March 14, 1794, introduced a new, profitable technology to  ...

Cotton Gin: Eli Whitney - Science and Invention Videos


The textile industry was revolutionized when Eli Whitney invented a machine to separate the seeds from the cotton. The Cotton Engine, or Cotton Gin took a ...

Africans in America/Part 3/Eli Whitney's Cotton Gin - PBS


click image for close-up, In October of 1793, Eli Whitney sent a drawing of his new invention, the cotton gin, to Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson in application ...