Invented by Eli Whitney, it increased the production of cotton and thus increased the need for slave labor to cultivate and pick the cotton.
Invented by Jo Anderson and Cyrus McCormick, it increased the productivity of the American farmer.
Improved by Robert Fulton, this provided faster river transportation that connected southern plantations to northern industries and western territories.
It provided faster land transportation which linked cargo and people with the north, south, and west.
William Lloyd Garrison
Isabella (Sojourner) Truth
Susan B. Anthony
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Basic rights that women were deprived of during the 1800s.
right to vote
denied equal opportunities in business
limited right to own property