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The Cotton Gin

Veritas questions for 'The Cotton Gin Establishes The South'

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Who invented the Cotton Gin? Eli Whitney
What did the Cotton Gin do? Separated the seeds from the cotton flower
How was this accomplished before the Cotton Gin? Slaves separated the seeds from the plant by hand
Where did laborers come from to meet the high demand of cotton? Illegal slave trade
Describe the industrial revolution? Many inventions and steam power were made
What marked the first industrial revolution? The invention of steam power
What are royalties? Money given to use ones inventions
Did Eli Whitney receive royalties for the Cotton Gin? No
What did Eli Whitney produce later in his life? Interchangeable gun parts
Created by: GuineaPigwca