Eli Whitney & African American

Eli Whitney (December 8, 1765 – January 8, 1825) was an American inventor best known for inventing the Cotton Gin. African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans, and formerly as American Negroes) are citizens or residents of the United States who have at least partial ancestry from any of the native populations of Sub-Saharan Africa. 5.0/5

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They teach us that Eli Whitney invented the Cotton Gin but it was really an African American man, Richard Allen
TODAY IN FOOD HISTORY On this day in: 1676 Charles II of England revoked his previous proclamation suppressing Coffee Houses due to public response. (See Dec 23, 1675) 1800 The first Soup Kitchens in London were opened to serve the poor. 1823 Alfred Russel Wallace was born. Wallace was a British naturalist who developed a theory of natural selection independently of Charles Darwin. He sent his conclusions to Darwin, and their findings were both presented to the Linnaean Society in 1858. 1825 Eli Whitney died. Inventor of the Cotton Gin, but more important he developed the concept of mass producing interchangeable parts. 1872 African American inventor Thomas Elkins received his second patent. It was for a ‘Chamber Commode’ - a combination "bureau, mirror, book-rack, washstand, table, easy chair, and earth-closet or chamber-stool." 1894 Pierre Joseph van Beneden died. A Belgian parasitologist, he discovered the life cycle of tapeworms. 1926 Comedian 'Soupy Sales' (Milton Supman) was born (died Oct 22, 2 ...
History of Slavery in America Follow the timeline to learn more about the history of slavery in the United States, including the arrival of the first African slaves to America, the federal banishment of slave importation, and the abolishment of slavery in the United States. 1615 1619 The first African slaves arrive in Virginia. 1620 1785 1787 Slavery is made illegal in the Northwest Territory. The U.S Constitution states that Congress may not ban the slave trade until 1808. 1790 1793 Eli Whitney's invention of the Cotton Gin greatly increases the demand for slave labor. 1793 A federal fugitive slave law is enacted, providing for the return slaves who had escaped and crossed state lines. 1795 1800 1800 Gabriel Prosser, an enslaved African American blacksmith, organizes a slave revolt intending to march on Richmond, Virginia. The conspiracy is uncovered, and Prosser and a number of the rebels are hanged. Virginia's slave laws are consequently tightened. 1805 1808 Congress bans the importation of slaves from ...
Captive Inventors As a slave Benjamin Montgomery could not apply for a patent. Countless inventions and discoveries were made by enslaved African American who could not receive patents before the Civil War. Here are just a few examples. Oneimus--a slave in Massachusetts in 1706, is credited with discovering a remedy for smallpox. Cesar--a slave in North Carolina, discovered a remedy for rattlesnake bite. Papan--a Virginia slave, discovered a treatment for skin and venereal diseases. Hezekiah--an Alabama slave, invented a cotton cleaning machine around 1825. Ebar--a slave in Massachusetts, invented a new technique for making brooms from broomcorn around 1800. Joe Anderson--Inspired his master Cyrus McCormick’s to create the harvester. Eli Whitney inventor of the Cotton Gin, has been credited with improving the idea of the slave who used a comblike device to clean cotton.
Impact on Africans because of the Cotton Gin By Rick Rivera 10/27/2011 Upon researching this topic, I was once again reminded about the harshness, and cruelty mankind has had on a race of people some of us have come to call our brothers. Although the invention of the Cotton Gin by Eli Whitney had good intentions, he could not have foreseen the unfortunate results for the African American at the time. After his invention, the yield of raw cotton doubled each decade after 1800. The demand was also fueled by other inventions of the Industrial Revolution, such as, machines to spin and weave the cotton, along with steamboats to transport it. Three-quarters of the world’s supply of cotton was coming from America by midcentury, with much of it shipped to England or New England where it was turned into cloth. The result in this industrial expansion was the need for more slaves. By 1808, when Congress banned the importation of slaves, the Southerners had imported 80,000 Africans. (Schur) “Modern Voices Margare ...
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