The Cotton Gin

(By Keialah trice)

About the cotton gin

In  the year 1794 a man by the name Eli Whitney created the cotton gin.This machine was revolutionary because it speeded up the process of removing the seeds from cotton.But this was also a problem because it expanded slavery because of the gin's ability to remove seeds in such a hurry.It also made Eli little money because of patent-infringement.Eli Whitney went to Yale and passed out of the college.By 1836 cotton comprised two-thirds of all American exports.The cotton gin was created in North Carolina.

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