Impact Of Eli Whitney On The Cotton Gin

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Eli Whitney is mostly recognized for creating the cotton gin. He had made it during the time of slavery in the U.S. He made the cotton gin the most popular tool in the South. He had made it to make picking seed out of the cotton easier. Because of this tool, the slave population in the South had increased dramatically. Even though the cotton gin didn’t make a lot of money for Whitney, it boosted the money for other people. Even though it didn’t help him at all, he had still become very known for his invention. Before the cotton gin, the Southern slave owners made their slaves pick cotton with their bare hands making it really difficult for the slaves. Whitney later made the cotton gin. Slave owners had heard about it and they immediately

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