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Standard C.MC.1.2

C.MC.1.2 Participate in discussions; ask probing questions and share evidence that supports and maintains the focus of the discussion.

Grade(s): 7

Subject(s): English Language Arts

Year: 2015

Type
Cotton Becomes King - Cotton Gin
Cotton Becomes King - Cotton Gin

Lesson

Eli Whitney invented the Cotton Gin and in turn changed the path of America and its fortune. Read this excerpt from his obituary: Judge Johnson, of South Carolina, speaking of this invention, in 1807...