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Historians believe that one of the greatest pioneers in the birth of
automation, American inventor, pioneer, mechanical engineer, and
manufacturer . Best remembered as the inventor of the cotton
gin. He made his first violin when he was only 12. Eli started college
when he was 23, in 1788. He left ....
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Whitney saw that a machine to clean the seed from cotton could make the
South prosperous and make its inventor rich. He set to work at once and
within days had drawn a sketch to explain his idea; 10 days later he
constructed a crude model that separated fiber from seed. By 1793 he
designed and constructed a machine called the cotton gin, that quickly
separated cotton seed from the shortstaple cotton fiber. The first cotton
gin was a wooden box that spun around a drum and picked the c....
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