This is cotton gin from the colonial history. In 1794, U.S.-born inventor Eli Whitney patented the cotton gin, a machine that revolutionized the production of cotton. Mostly by greatly speeding up the process of removing seeds from cotton fiber. For his work, he is credited as a pioneer of American manufacturing.

-born inventor Eli Whitney patented the cotton gin, a machine that revolutionized the production of cotton, mostly by speeding up the process of removing seeds from cotton fiber. He is credited as a pioneer of American manufacturing.

Whitney's Cotton Gin (C2, W13)

In Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin.which had a great impact on the new nation's future. Suddenly land for raising cotton doubled in price and soon "Cotton was King!

The Cotton Gin's were invented by Eli Whitney in 1793 for it to help reduce labor but it actually increased it.

The Cotton Gin's were invented by Eli Whitney in 1793 for it to help reduce labor but it actually increased it. Picture of a cotton gin and brief description of historical significance

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Machine that easily separates cotton fibers from their seeds, allowing much greater productivity than manual cotton separation.

Machine that easily separates cotton fibers from their seeds, allowing much greater productivity than manual cotton separation.

Alabama cotton gin.

cotton gin, they used to be quite common through the south, every 10 miles or so apart there was a local gin, cotton was king in half the country

Well, it actually increased slavery since more cotton could be grown and processed.  However, farm innvation started with the Gin and we know what happened to farm workers. Cotton Gin Photos, South Carolina SC

Well, it actually increased slavery since more cotton could be grown and processed. However, farm innovation started with the Gin and we know what happened to farm workers.

Dixie Gin in Dixie, LA - great charming event spot.  At one time this was a very active cotton gin.

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US History Teachers Blog: Eli Whitney's Cotton Gin

Eli Whitney's Cotton Gin

This is a cotton gin. the cotton gin is a machine that separates cotton seeds from cotton fiber. The modern mechanical cotton gin was invented by Eli Whitney in and patented in

Alabama Cotton Gin, 1904  http://www.pinterest.com/pin/125397170849910862/

Alabama Cotton Gin, 1904 http://www.pinterest.com/pin/125397170849910862/

"Part of cotton gin with wagonloads of cotton waiting in background at Delta and Pineland Company, Scott, Mississippi Delta, Mississippi, October 1939."

"Part of cotton gin with wagonloads of cotton waiting in background at Delta and Pineland Company, Scott, Mississippi Delta, Mississippi, October

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