Eli Whitney: American Inventor

Eli Whitney: American Inventor

by Katie S. Bagley

Hardcover(Library Binding)



A biography of Eli Whitney, the inventor of the cotton gin, whose application of standardized parts to the production of weapons and other machines was a major influence in the development of industry.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780736815536
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/01/2003
Series: The New Nation Biographies
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.38(d)
Age Range: 8 - 9 Years

Table of Contents

American inventor — Early life and education — Inventing the cotton gin — Effects of the cotton gin — The uniformity system — The later years.

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