Eli Invented The Cotton Gin
Eli Whitney was the inventor of the cotton gin.
invention of the gin
Friday, April 19th 1793 at 4:15pm
Eli Whitney failed to profit from his invention because imitations of his machine appeared and his 1794 patent for the cotton gin could not be upheld in court until 1807. Whitney could not stop others from copying and selling his cotton gin design.
The Gin's Help
The cotton gin helped with the creation process of clothes. It was a lot simpler then the by hand method. The cotton gin also picked threw the seeds that weren't picked out of the cotton.