Interchangeable Parts

By; Haley Peterson, Maddie Randall, and Emalee Simpson!

What was it? What did it do?

The Interchangeable Parts were parts that can be replaced instead of buying a whole new item, for example plane parts and video game controllers.

Who invented it?

Eli Whitney

How did it help Americans and Society?

People didn't have to buy all new items. They just had to replace the parts that were broken, which was cheaper and easier.

Is there a modern day version?

Yes, for example car parts, shoe laces, and watches batteries can be interchangeable.