Cotton gin

by Sergio Ortega

The Cotton Gin

The cotton gin was made during the industrial revolution as a machine to separate the seeds from cotton.

About the inventor

Eli Whitney the inventor of the cotton gin thought of a faster and easy way collect and process cotton. After Whitney's invention, companies during the industrial revolution invested their money in purchasing these machines.

Positive and Negative effects on US

It made cotton processing easier and faster and businesses started making more money. It increased slavery in businesses during the industrial revolution.