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    information that I’m going to need. It states that the people in the factories couldn't even stay in there for even 10 minutes without gasping for air! Also, in document A it gives another piece of information on how bad it was in the factories. It says, “Cotton factories are a highly unfavorable, both to the…

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    to invest in the production of factories and inventions. Britain had the financial stability to invest in building factories and inventions instead of wasting it on military forces. EXAMPLES This influenced new inventions to be made such as the cotton gin, flying shuttle and the threshing machine, which all contributed to the industrialisation of Britain. Many people were willing to risk their money in starting new factories, most of these were successful,…

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    will discuss some of the inventions and their significance to the industrial revolution. The cotton gin was a tool used to remove the seeds from the cotton. It was invented by Eli Whitney in 1793. The cotton gin made removing the seeds much safer and quicker for all the farm workers. It was especially important in the south because it allowed cotton to become the main cash crop and source of revenue. Cotton was becoming much easier to harvest and sell which brought an economic boom to the…

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    Mary Ann Cotton Murder

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    to commit her murderous acts on most of her family. She was born in October of 1932, and she was executed in Durham jail in March of 1873 (Hartlepool 1). She is said to have murdered up to twenty one family members and friends (Wilson 19). Mary Ann Cotton, Great Britain’s first female serial killer, was responsible for those devastating events (Wilson 19). Mary Ann Robson was born in the English mining town of Low Moonsly in October of 1832 (Hartlepool 1), (Hale 45). Her parents were Margaret…

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    The writers Mary Rowlandson and Cotton Mather were both Puritans that both had run-ins with the Indians. Rowlandson has the basis of the Puritan beliefs regarding the Indians but also understands that they are not less than human. Mather has a very strong belief that the Indians are the devil based on his very strong Puritan belief. With the shared background of Puritanism there are many similarities in their depictions of the Indians. Mary Rowlandson had a very negative view of the Indians…

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    Cotton History

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    The production of cotton began in the early 1900s on the South Plains through a man named P. Florence (Howell, 1976). Florence started growing cotton because he grew up in a cotton patch and had no idea of what else to do with the rich land he found when he came into the city of Slaton, Texas which is located on the southeast part of Lubbock County. At the turn of the century, Florence came into West Texas with his family in search of greener pastures. Cotton growing was the main talent…

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    It has been said that the “king of cotton” during the time of slavery, was the state of South Carolina. With its rich soils and warm humid temperatures, South Carolina was the biggest and most successful cotton manufacturer in all of the south. Not only were there millions of slave hands making it possible for this commodity to become so significant, but those same hands made South Carolina very rich. Before cotton became a popular commodity in the south, crops such as indigo, maize or corn, and…

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    in the cotton industry for over 200 years (Rivoli 7). This is surprising for many reasons. America is competing with the world’s poorest, least developed countries. These countries have some of the lowest labor costs in the world whereas America’s labor costs are among the world’s highest (Rivoli 5). Another surprising factor is that cotton itself seems like a doubtful contestant for economic success. Despite these factors, America has continued to remain the most successful in the cotton…

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    upper south migrated to the deep south of the United States. The ways in which slavery developed into a business in the nineteenth-century Virginia and United States was from westward expansion post Revolutionary War, the skyrocketing demand for cotton, and the treatment of slaves in the deep south compared to what they had been accustom to. All of these factors contributed to the development of the slavery as a business. As the United States finally gained…

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    inventions, and the thought that he revolutionized both cotton production and weapons manufacturing. The growth of the textile industry in England created enormous demand for cotton, a demand that planters in the South were finding impossible to meet. There greatest obstacle was separating the seeds from cotton fiber, which was a difficult and time consuming process that was essential before cotton was sold. Long-staple or Sea Island cotton was easy to separate but only grew successfully along…

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