Cotton Gin

Created by Eli Whitney

Impact of The Cotton Gin

The cotton gin had a huge impact on cotton production. The slaves would had to use their hands to pick out each individual seed ,but the invention of the cotton gin made it where you could mass produce cotton and separate the seeds with a machine. Since this invention was made more slaves were needed to pick cotton because since cotton was being mass produced they would grow more.

What it was used for

America would send the cotton they produced to England where they would make cloth for clothes and things. The seeds that we would separate from the fibers we would plant to make even more cotton.