New Tech User Manual

by: Daniela Nunez

A little background information

Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin in 1794 . The purpose of this invention was to remove the seeds of the cotton and it did the work of 100 man hours and lowered slavery rates.
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How to use a Cotton Gin:

Step 1: Dump the cotton into the gin.

Step 2: The cotton is entered into what is called a hopper.

Step 3: A crank turns the cylinder with wire teeth. The teeth pull the cotton past a grate.

Step 4: The gate allows the cotton but not its seeds to pass through.

Step 5: A second cylinder with brushes pulls the cotton off the tooth cylinder and sends it out of the cotton gin.

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Background information:

The spinning jenny was invented by James Hargreaves. The purpose of this invention was to spin multiple threads at once.

How to use a Spinning Jenny

using a Spinning Jenny is fairly easy:

There are eight spindles on which you place the yarn and you simply spin the Wheel its easy as 1,2,3!

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Background information:

The seed drill was invented by Jethro Tull. The purpose of this machine was to make sure all seeds that were planted were covered in soil which made farming easier.
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How to use:

Step 1: You simply just push the machine as you walk to get all the excess soil on the seeds.