TITLE

ELLI WHITNEY: NEMESIS OF THE SOUTH

AUTHOR(S)
Whitridge, Arnold
PUB. DATE
April 1955
SOURCE
American Heritage;Apr1955, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article profiles Eli Whitney, the inventor of the cotton gin in the U.S. The device is an ingenious contraption for removing seeds from the cotton boll that has totally changed the whole pattern of American cotton production. It also includes background information on Whitney and how his invention may have made the Northern states' triumph in the American civil war inevitable.
ACCESSION #
22555179

 

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