Eli Whitney

The Amazing Inventor 'Eli Whitney'

Childhood And Early Life

Eli was born in December/8/1765 state he was born in was Westboro Massachusetts.He showed early intrest in mechancil work.

the cotton gin

Eli Whitney was famous for creating the cotton gin.The cotton gin was used to get the cotton seed out of the cotton without people getting poked by the thing in the cotton.After Eli Whitney died he was remembered in a muesem where there he could be looked at for his invention.

these are photos of Eli and the cotton gin

Eli's important events

  • 1797 Eli Whitney gained contract with u.s government to build muskets
  • 1794 Eli Whitney received patent for the cotton gin