Tuesday, February 7th – Inventions (Cotton Gin)

Read the provided newsletter and answer the following questions online on Moodle in complete sentences before class on Thursday, February 9th:

  1. Using the newsletter, explain how Eli Whitney’s cotton gin works. (2-3 complete sentences)
  2. Describe the impact of the cotton gin on slavery. (2-3 complete sentences)
  3. Explain why slavery was such a difficult issue for Early America. (2-3 complete sentences)