A Life Changing Machine: A Genius Inventor By Eli Whitney

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In 1793, a life changing machine was invented by a genius inventor by the name Eli Whitney. Eli wanted to build something that would pick the seeds out of cotton by itself because he noticed that the slaves near his homeland were having troubles picking the seeds out of the cotton. This determination lead to the invention of the cotton gin (a simple machine that quickly and efficiently removed seeds from cotton fiber). This invention was fairly very simple. You would start off by putting the cotton balls into the top part of the machine. After that, you would turn a handle that would comb through the balls with wire teeth. This step would comb out all the cotton seeds. The cotton was then pulled out from the machine and was all clean. The cotton

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