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2 JOHN DEERE – invents a lightweight plow with a steel cutting edge in

3 JOHN DEERE STEEL PLOW

4 Horse could pull a steel plow through a field more quickly

5 CYRUS McCORMICK – invented a grain reaper in 1834, making harvest faster and easier 2

6 2 His timesaving invention allowed farmers to more than double their crop size and spurred innovations in farm machinery.

7 Mc CORMICK REAPER

8 SAMUEL F.B. MORSE – invents the telegraph in 1844, speeds up communication 3

9 ORIGINAL TELEGRAPH MACHINE

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12 COTTON GIN – 1793 invention that makes the cotton cleaning process easier 1

13 Eli Whitney really did not invent the cotton gin. He patented it. He had memorized the "blue prints" from a similar plan in England, that was on lockdown to keep it from getting stolen, and he brought it to America to see if he could be paid to build it and then to sell it. As you can tell he made a LOT of money off of it. 1

14 THE COTTON GIN BY ELI WHITNEY

15 THE COTTON GIN

16 Before one person could clean one pound of cotton a day Now one person could clean 50 pounds of cotton a day 3

17 Ways that the Cotton Gin changed life in the south: 1) Triggered more cotton production in the west 3

18 2) Made cotton the KING crop of the south 3

19 SLAVE CROPS IN THE SOUTH

20 3) Slavery continues to be the major source of labor and more slaves are needed 3

21 4) More Native Americans were moved off their land so it could be used to grow cotton 3

22 SLAVE LIFE ON A SOUTHERN COTTON PLANTATION

23 SLAVE POPULATION IN 1830

24 Most of the slaves in the South were on huge plantations, not smaller farms 3

25 SLAVE LIFE ON A SOUTHERN COTTON PLANTATION

26 In 1860 about 32% of the population in the South were slaves 6 About 1 in 3 were slaves

27 In 1860, about 2% of African Americans in the South were free 7

28 African Americans used religion, friendships and music to endure the cruel conditions of slavery 8

29 SPIRITUALS – religious folk songs 9 “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot”

30 Families were important to slaves 10 But families were often divided and split up

31 NAT TURNER – an African American who believed that God wanted him free the slaves in any manner possible 9

32 NaT Turner REBELLION

33 Nat Turner organized a slave rebellion in Virginia, 1831 The rebellion failed and killed 57 white men, women and children 10

34 Discovering NaT Turner

35 The Turner Rebellion made southern slave owners even more fearful to revolts and cracked down on the slaves – about 200 slaves killed in revenge 11

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