How Did The Cotton Gin Influence The Modern World

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Donghwan Park
Mr. Morris
Period 2 Modern World History
March 26th, 2017
Eli Whitney's Cotton Gin There were many important inventions created during the Industrial Revolution. It was a time of great technological advancement and progress. One invention that has always been considered one of the most influential inventions is the Cotton Gin invented be Eli Whitney. The Cotton Gin completely changed the economic, social, and cultural atmosphere of the United States during the 19th century and had effects that still influence our modern world today. Eli Whitney was born on December 8th 1765 in Westboro Massachusetts. He attended Yale College and was offered a job as a tutor in South Carolina. The tutoring job was already taken by the time