Maker of Machines

Maker of Machines

A Story About Eli Whitney

eBook - 2004
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Eli Whitney's love of inventing and pondering new ideas made him one of America's greatest inventors. Best known for inventing the cotton gin, one of the most important American inventions of the century, he changed cotton production forever. A few years later, Whitney invented machines to make muskets that were identical. The first mass-manufacturing business in the country, his musket factory revolutionized the way Americans made things.

Publisher: Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, 2004.
ISBN: 9781575057798
Characteristics: 1 online resource (64 pages) : illustrations.
Additional Contributors: Jones, Jan Naimo - Illustrator


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