Tyler Pierce Eli Whitney's Invention of the Cotton Gin
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Set of rights granted by a sovereign state to and inventor or a signee for a limited period of time.
Movement to end slavery
Invented by Eli Whitney in 1793. It removed seeds from cotton fibers. Now cotton could be processed quickly and cheaply. Results: more cotton is grown and more slaves are needed for more acres of cotton fields
United States inventor of the mechanical cotton gin (1765-1825)
A soft white fibrous substance.
The name for the birth of modern industry and social changes.
the gathering of a ripened crop
A money or property owned or used in buisness.
To put money into a buisness.
quickly and accurately
Having many and highly developed industries.
Incapable of being measured; limitless
To infer from particular facts.
Prepared and used for raising crops;tilled.
To bring about a revolution; effect a radical change.
A good or service produced in the home country and sold in another country.
Derived from engine.
An instrument with a meshed or peforated bottom.
To commit piracy upon.