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Eli Whitney


Eli Whitney

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Item Number:
SM D6831
Price:
$39.95
Format:
VHS
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Length:
23 min.
Copyright:
2001
Closed Caption:
Yes
Producer:
Schlessinger Media
Grade Level:
4 - 8
ISBN:
1572254629
UPC:
753201050434
Summary:
(1765-1825) In the early 19th century, cotton became king of the economy in the American South. Eli Whitney explains the events that led to the invention of the cotton gin and the enormous economic changes that resulted, while also addressing its unforeseen impact on slavery in America. Through the use of dramatic re-creation, archival films, photographs and actual drawings and materials, students will experience the fascinating life and work of Eli Whitney.This program brings this fascinating inventor to life, showing how his creativity, vision and determination helped change the fortunes of a young nation! Part of the Inventors of the World Video Series. Includes a Teacher's Guide.

Only available in the US.


Series Name:
    Inventors of the World Video Series



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