Cotton Gin

Who was the inventor?

The inventor was Eli Whitney.

How does the invention work?

You put the seed in the invention and you spin the handle around until the cotton comes out of its seed
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What is the purpose of the invention?

To clean the cotton out from its seed


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Where did the invention occur?

In England

When did the invention occur?

It was built and designed in the year of 1793.

Why was there a need for this invention?

There was a need for this invention because people we struggling and moving to slow for the people who wanted use/sell the cotton.


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Why is this invention important in history?

Because it helped with picking cotton from its seed faster so they could fill in the demands of cotton.

Bibliography


"cotton gin." Britannica School. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 2014. Web. 30 Jan. 2014. <http://school.eb.com/levels/high/article/26531>.


cotton gin. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica. Web. 30 Jan. 2014. <http://school.eb.com/levels/high/article/26531/media?assemblyId=5018


cotton gin: sketch showing operation submitted by Whitney. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica. Web. 3 Feb. 2014. <http://school.eb.com/levels/high/article/26531/media?assemblyId=60675>.


slaves operating cotton gin . Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica. Web. 3 Feb. 2014. <http://school.eb.com/levels/high/article/26531/media?assemblyId=148974>.


Whitney, Eli. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica. Web. 30 Jan. 2014. <http://school.eb.com/levels/high/article/76879/media?assemblyId=52123>.