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Eli Whitney: Great Inventor

Eli Whitney: Great Inventor

by Jean Lee Latham
©1961, Item: 69554
Hardcover, 80 pages

The Newbery Award-winning author (Carry On, Mr. Bowditch) tells the story of the man whose inventive genius made cotton king in America as well as the rest of the world.

Eli Whitney transformed the textile industry with his invention of the cotton gin; and he revolutionized the manufacturing process around the world with his creation of standardized parts.

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