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Standard C.MC.2.1

C.MC.2.1 Gather relevant information from diverse print and multimedia sources to articulate claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions facts and details.

Grade(s): 7

Subject(s): English Language Arts

Year: 2015

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


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...