In class November 1-2 – COTTON

“The most important determinant of American history in the nineteenth century.” – Historian Gene Dattel

Eli Whitney’s Cotton Gin Patent

Cotton Gin – Eli Whitney from Have Fun With History

The Spread of Cotton and Slavery from the University of Oregon

The Role Cotton Played in the 1800s Economy by Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Cotton from PBS The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr

Cotton from Slavery and the Making of America




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