The amazing new invention
emanuel thompson 7th period
popularized in the early 19th century by eli whitney the inventor of the cotton gin had just thought of a revolutionary idea interchangeable parts . in 1797 when the country voted to prepare for war with france eli whitney saw a opportunity to get his new invention out there and help the U.S military's firearms cheaper and faster so in july 1801 he built ten guns all fitted with the same parts and disassembled them in front of congress and rebuilt them in front of congress. The effect allowed for unskilled workers to manufacture a large number of relatively weapons quickly
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