By: Reagan Melton
About Eli Whitney
- Eli created the Cotton Gin on a trip to the South.
- He was a tutor for children.
- He was born on December 8, 1765.
- He created interchangeable parts.
The Cotton Gin
- First, the cotton bolls were put into the top of the machine.
- Next, you turn the handle, which turns the cotton through the wire teeth that combs out the seeds.
- Then the cotton is pulled out of the wire teeth and out of the cotton gin.
- The cotton gin helped many slaves.