Essays Tagged: "Eli Whitney"

The North Doesn't Need the South Why didnt the north need the south at the time of the civil war...

llion. This expansion can be traced directly to the American Industrial Revolution. Our good friend Eli Whitney's invention had began in the south. He realized that they would not readily accept chang ...

(1 pages) 62 2 3.7 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Eli Whitney

Historians believe that one of the greatest pioneers in the birth of automation,American inventor, pioneer, mech ... oneers in the birth of automation,American inventor, pioneer, mechanical engineer, and manufacturer Eli Whitney. Bestremembered as the inventor of the cotton gin. He made his first violin when he was ... he went south to tutor the children of a wealthyplantation owner. He taught school for five years. Eli Whitney made and sold nails duringthe Revolutionary war. In 1798 Eli obtained a government contr ...

(3 pages) 52 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

Eli Whitney's Cotton Gin's social and the industrial changes to the US it made.

).The cotton gin projected America into a mechanized world, where machines make work easier for man.Eli Whitney's cotton gin started the American Industrial Revolution.Asiatic cotton grew in east Afri ... Slater, an Englishman, came to the United States and build the first cotton mill.With the mill and Eli Whitney's cotton gin, the cotton industry was booming. Cotton plantations expandedto about two t ...

(5 pages) 108 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

How did America change after the War of 1812? This essay describes the economic and political changes after the War of 1812, including the effects of the cotton gin and Sectionalism.

changes of the years following the War of 1812 varied from new innovations to government policies. Eli Whitney's greatest inventions, the cotton gin and system of interchangeable parts, both helped s ... ners were slaves. The system of interchangeable parts introduced Americans to mass production. When Eli Whitney took the government order of 10,000 muskets, he showed that the majority of goods could ...

(4 pages) 24220 4 4.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Africans american in the civil war.

orgia, but well below ten percent in the colonies to the North." The invention of the cotton gin by Eli Whitney in 1793 provided a demand for cotton thus increasing the demand for slaves. By the 1800' ... s to its importance. He notes that it never became as well organized or as successful as the South believed. Even with the groundwork having been laid for resistance, the prevalent racial climate in A ...

(9 pages) 113 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Industrial Revolution in America from power-driven machinery to manufacturing. How outside factors were

driven machinery to manufacturing.During the 19th century, new approaches to manufacturing, such as Eli Whitney's interchangeable parts for muskets, took industry out of American households and artisa ... system mad mass production possible - the production of goods in large quantities. This development eliminated costly craftsmen who created one object from start to finish. Consequently, factory manuf ...

(3 pages) 56 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

An essay that explains the effects of the cotton gin on the breakout of the civil war.

ct on the Untied States and one of those was the cotton gin which changed life in the South forever.Eli Whitney was born in Westboro, Massachusetts on December 8, 1765 and attended Yale College. Soon ... otton also became the chief material used in clothing and weaving throughout the world. Ironically, Eli Whitney did not profit from his invention. Yet no invention in history ever so suddenly transfor ...

(4 pages) 49 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Different perspective on the Inventions of Eli Whitney. My teacher actually congratulated me on writing from a different view.

Eli Whitney ExposéMany people believe that Eli Whitney was a credit to the Industrial Revolut ... and died on Jan. 8, 1825. Whitney went to Yale College and graduated in 1792.The only invention the Eli Whitney actually came up with on his own was the Cotton Gin. He discovered that cotton could be ... utionary machine, the cotton gin. For every one pound of cotton that a slave could produce by hand, Eli Whitney's cotton gin could produce fifty. By the early 1800s cotton production went from three t ...

(2 pages) 29 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Tecnology and Economics

t, which moved a marker to produce written codes on a strip of paper - the invention of Morse Code. Eli Whitney was the inventor of the cotton gin and a pioneer in the mass production of cotton.The Am ... olution and some of it's inventors http://americanhistory.about.com/library/charts/blchartindrev.htmElias Howe was the inventor of the first American-patented sewing machine. Elias Howe was born in Sp ...

(4 pages) 139 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

Describe the changes occuring in America in the 1810-1830's thru the eyes of a foreign visitor, like Alexis De Tpcqueville.

rough the country in the years following this war. It was a time period known as the "Era of Good Feelings." The economy of the United States began to flourish. It's rise and impact of the econ ... ls, the success of new technology, new ways of transportation, and the growth of factories. Eli Whitney, inventor of the cotton gin, constructed a machine which was much more effective than pi ...

(4 pages) 39 1 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

African Americans in the Civil War By: Tan Ly

orgia, but well below ten percent in the colonies to the North." The invention of the cotton gin by Eli Whitney in 1793 provided a demand for cotton thus increasing the demand for slaves. By the 1800' ... s to its importance. He notes that it never became as well organized or as successful as the South believed. Even with the groundwork having been laid for resistance, the prevalent racial climate in A ...

(8 pages) 70 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Early American Timeline with Literature Analysis.

erican history. With it we would not have any form of government and would not exist today.In 1794, Eli Whitney improved the cotton gin, which makes cotton a more profitable crop. The improved version ... ls for the abolition of slavery.In 184, Ralph Waldo Emerson publishes Essays, which includes "self-Reliance" and "The Over-Soul."In 1845, the United States annexed Texas and Mexico, thus starts the Me ...

(17 pages) 101 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Causes of the Civil War in 1861.

a problem because slavery was naturally dying out because it was costly and inconvenient. However, Eli Whitney's creation of the cotton gin was invented and southerners found this tool helpful even i ...

(2 pages) 67 1 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Instead of uniting the country, the economic changes brought about by developments in industry, agriculture, and transportation from 1820 to 1860 produced more sectional conflicts and divisions."

s. The first invention that changed the work ethics of slaves was the cotton gin, which was made by Eli Whitney. This invention changed how much the slaves had to work from very much to just much. Ano ...

(1 pages) 26 0 4.3 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

Civil War

nce. The Declaration states flatly that "all men are created equal." It expressed the common belief that free citizens were political equals. The Declaration of Independence led to the Civil War ... ecause it gave most of the control to the North and not everyone had the chance to vote. (1, p. 55) Eli Whitney's invention of a cotton gin (short for "cotton engine") in 1793 helped set the Sou ...

(4 pages) 36 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Industrial Revolution

on of handmade good to ones made by machines.The first attempt at American Industrialization was by Eli Whitney. He introduced and developed the idea of interchangeable parts rather than custom parts. ...

(3 pages) 32 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Industrial Revolution

iles. Robert Fulton invented the steamboat out of a steam engine. Hartwick made the Spinning Jenny. Eli Whitney created the cotton gin. In 1814, George Stephenson made the first steam engine. All of t ...

(1 pages) 48 1 3.5 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Eli Whitney

Eli WhitneyEli Whitney was born 8 December 1765 in Westborough, Massachusetts. His creative mind had ... south, but his Uniformity System took over the whole country.In 1798 the federal government awarded Eli Whitney with a $134,000 contract to produce and deliver 10,000 muskets to the United States of A ... ced President John Adams that his system would work, and after ten years of manufacturing, Whitney delivered the last of the muskets. His Uniform System proved to be fesible and it completely changed ...

(2 pages) 14 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Samuel Colt

d the first electrically charged naval mine. Colt also revolutionized the assembly line. Along with Eli Whitney Jr., Samuel Colt developed the idea interchangeable parts.Today, the Colt Firearms Compa ...

(1 pages) 1656 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Building of A New Nation

setting. Before the United States gained its independence from Great Britain, its industry solely relied on the imports and exports from across the Atlantic Ocean. The colonies had no independent ind ... t of industry. Inventions such as the cotton gin and steamboat helped shape our nation. Invented by Eli Whitney, the cotton gin helped lead the United States in the leading producer of cotton in the w ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History