The Cotton Gin was Invented..
A Helpful Invention
When the Cotton Gin was invented the need for slaves increased.
The cotton gin did something to take the seeds out of the cotton. Slaves pick one by one of those seeds, before Eli made the Cotton Gin.
About 50 pounds a day of cotton was made by the Cotton Gin.
"For a century and a half cotton farming dominated the southern United States. Indeed the invention of the cotton gin, followed by only four years the establishment of the government. . . . The cotton gin was such a simple machine that it was endlessly replicated in each settlement as cotton marched west from county to county."- Pete Daniel.