Elementary School Resource: Patent for Cotton Gin (1794) by NARA
Elementary School Resource
Patent for Cotton Gin (1794) by NARA
Designed to separate cotton fiber from seed, Whitney’s cotton gin, for which he received a patent on March 14, 1794, introduced a new, profitable technology to agricultural production in America.
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