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Cotton gin

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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

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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 ...

Eli Whitney's Patent for the Cotton Gin

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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 South in 1792, ...

The Cotton Gin

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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)

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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  ...

Africans in America| Part 3 | Narrative: Growth and Entrenchment of ...

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With the gin (short for engine), raw cotton could be quickly cleaned; Suddenly cotton became a profitable crop, transforming the southern economy and changing ...

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

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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 ...

cotton gin | machine | Britannica.com

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Machine for cleaning cotton of its seeds, invented in the United States by Eli Whitney in 1793. The cotton gin is an example of an invention directly called forth by ...

The Cotton Gin in American History - About.com

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The cotton gin was invented by Eli Whitney on March 14, 1794. This page looks at the background, historical significance, and interesting facts about the cotton ...

Cotton Gin: Eli Whitney - Science and Invention Videos

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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 ...

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The Cotton Gin | The Eli Whitney Museum and Workshop

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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

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