Cotton Gin

by Savanna Garcia

how it made life a little easier

it made it fast to pick cotton

some people where happy that they didn't have to prick there fingers a lot


Some historians believe Catherine Greene devised the cotton gin and Eli Whitney merely built it and applied for the patent, since at that time women were not allowed to file for patents. Others believe the idea was Whitney's but Greene played an important role as both designer and financier.

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