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    Cotton Candy History

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    amazing as it may seem cotton candy was invented by four men – Josef Delarose Lascaux, Thomas Patton, William Morrison, and John C. Wharton. Both Wharton and Morrison patented the first electric cotton candy machine back in 1899. Cotton candy was first introduced to the public at the St. Louis World’s Fair in 1904. However it was 50 years later when in 1949 a cotton candy machine with a spring base was introduced that it became easier to process cotton candy. Today cotton candy continues to be…

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    ‘kara’ meaning hand and ‘suti’ is the cotton thread, which in totality explains the handwork with cotton thread. Kasuti has resemblance with tattooing and floor decorations that reflect the folk culture of that region. The designs for floor decorations and motifs used in embroidery were almost similar i.e. the geometrical…

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    the fast fashion industry promotes a culture of obsolescence. Consumers are constantly purchasing and consequently disposing of unwanted textiles. Cline mentions that many “second-hand stores only have about three weeks to a month to sell most of their donated clothes” (Ethical Fashion pg 3). These stores are given too many donations that most of the time they aren’t able to sell the garments they receive. Imagine a neighborhood containing one hundred families. Suppose that each family had about…

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    The Industrial Revolution began in England because they had the right factors for the Industrial Revolution to begin. Improved farming methods resulted in the Agricultural Revolution. The scientific way of thinking among those in England was extraordinary. Because of all the internal tariffs in Germany and the innumerable tolls and charges in France, it is seen to be that political and economical freedom in England caused the Industrial Revolution. Although there may be other reasons, the threes…

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    Arvind Mills Case Study

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    shirting, voiles, khakis and knits, with a manufacturing capacity of 130mmt p.a. Arvind is the largest cotton textiles manufacturer in the country, with an installed fabric capacity of over 200mmt per annum. It is also one of the leading denim fabric manufacturers in the world. Concern:…

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    Kamal Limited Case Study

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    Introduction to the organization: Kamal limited is one of the first and important textile manufacturing houses of Pakistan. Established I 1950 in Faisalabad, Kamal limited am rigid operation, with in-house spinning, weaving, processing, printing, finishing and stitching facilities. Kamal limited introduced their first national creativity with now methodically much-admired Kamal lawn by Elan, followed by Elan Lawn by Zara Shahjahan on 2013. This was followed by the introduction of SO KAMAL, their…

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    Cotton King Slavery

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    depleting. Yet at the same time England began to have a great demand for cotton. Eli Whitney’s invention of the cotton gin made it easier to produce cotton faster. This Industrial Revolution benefited the banks in the north and the plantation owners in the south. Cotton became “king” in American and African Americans were the driving forcing behind such an economic boom. Before the invention of the cotton gin, picking and cleaning cotton and was a labor-intensive job. In 1793 when the…

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    Cotton Industry Changes

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    1793, an (American) inventor invented the cotton gin. A devise which helped to increase the capacity of cotton production, and for close to seventy years America was the global King Cotton. Berkert article is a refreshing examination of how the industry changes drastically at the onset of the American Civil War. The American cotton system was centered and controlled by the white plantation owners of the South, and once the US entered into a civil war the cotton industry was forever changed.…

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    Effects Of King Cotton

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    After Eli Whitney’s invention of the cotton gin in 1793, cotton could be processed quickly and cheaply. As a result, more cotton was grown and more slaves were needed to work on more acres of cotton fields. This was an unintended consequence for Whitney, who sought to reduce the need for slave labor, although his invention had the opposite effect. The spread of “King Cotton” impacted the Southern way of life politically, economically, and socially. It contributed to a political divide between…

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    King Cotton Slavery

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    King Cotton and Slavery were very important tactics that shaped the United States during the Civil War Era. As the production of cotton continued to expand, slavery became a practice heavily concentrated, primarily in the Southern States. Slaves continued to work to endure strenuous amounts of labor throughout their workday just to supply this substantial crop. Throughout US history, slaves have worked towards making the second section of the U.S. Declaration of Independence a reality for…

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