Essays Tagged: "Cyrus McCormick"

The Influence of Black Slave Culture on Early America

ed to famous African-Americans.One such invention was the grain harvester, historically credited to Cyrus McCormick. Though, as new research tells us, 'Jo Anderson, one of McCormick's slaves, is belie ...

(4 pages) 246 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

In The Significance of the Frontier in American History Frederick Jackson Turner says that there are certain traits of the west that influenced in the past and still do.

Despite, the hard and tough soil people such as John Deere who produced the steel plow in 1837 and Cyrus McCormick who contributed the mechanical mower-reaper which could the work of five men with si ...

(5 pages) 105 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Influence of Black Slave Culture on Early America

ted to famous African-Americans.One such invention was the grain harvester, historically credited toCyrus McCormick. Though, as new research tells us, "Jo Anderson, one ofMcCormick's slaves, is believ ...

(4 pages) 67 0 2.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

American History

urface of the plow kept soil from sticking, thus making farming the prairies of the Midwest easier. Cyrus McCormick's mechanical reaper offered an enormous saving in the labor required for harvesting ...

(1 pages) 27 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Cyrus Hall McCormick

Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884) On the cold day and dreary day of February 15, 1809, Cyrus ... , inventor, and farmer. His dad was in the process of making a reaper, which was never completed so Cyrus took up the job of finishing it for him. In 1831 he had completed the first grain reape ...

(2 pages) 423 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Counterculture African Slaves Created, And How It Shaped America.

. Inventions claimed by whites I. Whites owned slaves a. Owned slaves work B. Reaper 1. Credited to Cyrus McCormick 2. Invented by Jo Anderson V. Language A. Language before slavery B. Language combin ... complishment. Some scientific discoveries, however, are duly attributed to famous African-Americans.Cyrus Hall McCormick is credited with the invention of the "reaper"� a grain harvester. (Cyru ...

(5 pages) 34 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

What is an American?

uce fifty times more cotton than by hand. This was revolutionary for the textile industry. In 1831, Cyrus McCormick invented the mechanical reaper; this aided in harvesting more wheat than before. Sam ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Dec/2013

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History