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The Cotton Gin

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to an early American inventor, Eli Whitney, and his experiences with the Patent Office. The economic importance of the cotton gin and its impact on slavery are also addressed.
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Eli Whitney's Patent for the Cotton Gin

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars review the U.S. patent laws by researching Eli Whitney's petition for a renewal on his cotton gin patent. They examine documents to assess the impact of the cotton gin, role-play the patent hearing and discuss the effects...
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Impact of the Cotton Gin

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore agriculture by completing a worksheet in class. In this cotton industry lesson, students identify the use of the cotton gin and its impact on the economy and slavery. Students view images of the cotton gin on the...
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Early 19c Industrialization in America: The Market Revolution

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Posing a question about the effects of American Industrialization, this presentation provides viewers with a comprehensive look at the 19th century. From the "Lowell Girls" to the Iron Horse, these slides would be an excellent supplement...
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Review Game: American Industrial Revolution

For Teachers 6th - 8th
So what were some of the reasons the industrial revolution began in America? REview some of the causes of the Industrial Revolution like, the cotton gin, textile mills, ports, and transportation. There are a total of nine questions. Tip:...
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The Impact of the Cotton Gin

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study Eli Whitney and the cotton gin. In this lesson on the cotton gin, 4th graders use primary and secondary sources to gather information about Eli Whitney, the cotton gin that he invented and how it changed the south.
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Industrial Revolution: A Definition

For Teachers 8th - 10th
America sure did have a few growing pains during the Industrial Revolution. Share the problems, causes, effects, and reformation that marked the turn of the century and shift in policy during US industrialization. This slide show...
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Innovative Inventions

For Students 6th - 8th
Help your scholars get a grasp on the chronology of the Industrial Revolution with this "Innovative Inventions" worksheet. They discover what year various items were invented, and then create a timeline placing each invention and...
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Cotton Museum Worksheet

For Students 3rd - 5th
Assess your class's knowledge of cotton history and things made from cotton with a set of worksheets from the Cotton Museum. Along with the history and textile component of this crop, pupils use their research to unscramble vocabulary...
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Who Wants to be a Millionaire: Plantation Life

For Teachers 6th - 8th
What was plantation life like in the Deep South? If your pupils can recall a few tidbits from lecture, they're sure to win this fun review game. They answer 15 questions all related to southern life, plantation owners, and slavery.
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King Cotton

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine the manufacturing of cotton. For this cotton and slavery lesson, 5th graders review background information about cotton and slavery. Students examine a real cotton ball and discuss why it was painful to pick....
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New Technologies

For Students 5th - 10th
In this technologies lesson plan, students research and write short answers for the inventions of the Cotton Gin, McCormick Reaper, Steamboat, and Steam Locomotive. Students answer 4 questions for each.
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Inventor's Challenge

For Students 9th - 10th
In this science worksheet, students use reference materials to complete the information for each inventor, including invention created and their nationality. They also construct a time line to illustrate the development of technology...
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Pre-Civil War--Causes

For Teachers 7th
What caused the American Civil War? This slide show examines seven potential causes: influential people, slavery, Compromise of 1850, addition of Texas, Missouri Compromise of 1820, the Industrial Revolution, and expansion to the west....
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King Cotton

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate the farming process for cotton and its impact on the United States history. For this cotton farming lesson, 6th graders read background information on the cotton farming process and discuss the role of slavery...
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Influential Inventions

For Students 5th - 8th
In this inventions worksheet, students write the description and impact of 4 influential inventions. Students do this for the cotton gin, the reaper, the steamboat, and the steam locomotive.
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Cotton Production and Milling

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Young scholars examine cotton production and milling. They compete in a hand-ginning contest to realize how difficult it was to separate the seeds from the fibers of cotton. They discuss why Eli Whitney's cotton gin was an important...
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King Cotton

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore the cotton plant. For this cotton lesson, 5th graders research the process of growing cotton. Students explore the economic and cultural differences in the states that grew cotton for trade and industry.
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Cotton Pickin' Before and After the Civil War

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore the impact of cotton. For this economics lesson, students listen to a lecture presented by their instructor on the Southern crop of cotton and its impact on the South prior to and following the Civil War. Middle...
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Inventor's Challenge Review

For Students 9th - 10th
For this science worksheet, students match each invention or device to its inventor listed on the right. There are 32 inventors listed and some may be used twice. Then they order the items in each group from oldest to newest and state...
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Images of Slavery

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils analyze the ways slavery shaped social and economic life in the South after 1800, methods of passive and active resistance to slavery; escaped slaves and the Underground Railroad, and the ending of the Atlantic slave trade.
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Clothesline Sleuth

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate the origins of clothing production. In this Social Studies lesson, 6th graders examine the components of agriculture involved in making clothes. Students research cotton.
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Lesson 3/3 - Society and Culture in the New Republic

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is part three of a fine three-part series which covers the period after the American Revolutionary War. Topics covered include Eli Whitney and the cotton gin, Congress' abolishing the importation of slaves in 1808, shifting patterns...
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Eli Whitney: A Top Ten Inventor?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students conduct research and present their findings in a persuasive manner. Then they work in groups to enhance the development of cooperative work skills. Students also present their findings through persuasive skills in writing and/or...

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