Cotton Gin

by yesenia Gutierrez

What it was

The cotton gin was a big part in the industrial revolution it made a pathway for farming in the south. This machine that made the cleaning process of cotton much more efficent
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How it was helpful

Well to farmers it was helpful because instead of their slaves producing 1 pound of cotton each day they were making up to 200 pounds of cotton a day and the slave population increased very rapidly.

Some quotes about the cotton gin

  • "NEEDED NOW!!!! SLAVES!! work for 10 cents a day "-Ray Cadilla plantation owner
  • "Im earning money like crazy" - Geroge Delon ,Plantation owner