By: Molly and Maleah
Have you ever tried to make an invention to make things easier in the world?
Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin to help slaves take cotton out of the plants by handfuls at a time, which made cotton production faster.
Cotton Gin Back In The Day
Modern Day Cotton Gin
This is a machine that quickly and easily separates cotton fibers from their seeds 55 bales and hour, by a computer.
How the Cotton Gin helps Americans today...
The Cotton Gin helps Americans today because making clothing is much more efficient. The Cotton Gin back in the old days was much slower, only a handful at a time. Now a days it is much faster, about 55 bails an hour. Most of the Americans clothing is made from cotton.