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Cataloged Resource Summary

 

Title

Cotton Gin

Author

William H. Phillips

Categories

Economic History
Industrial Organization
Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth

Type

Article

Description

The cotton gin developed by Eli Whitney in 1793 marked a major turning point in the economic history of the Southern United States. This article describes what came before Eli Whitney and his innovative design.

URL

http://www.eh.net/encyclopedia/?article=phillips.cottongin

Home URL

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