exploresrs- peopole who travel to gain geographical or scientific information
Industrial Revolution- The period of time during the 1700s and 1800s in which machines took the place of hand tools to manufacture goods.
cotton gin- A machine that removed seeds and hulls from cotton fibers much faster than workers could by hand.
mass production- A system of producing large amounts of goods at one time.
Eli Whitney- American inventor best known for inventing the cotton gin. Key invention of the Industrial Revolution that helped shape the South’s economy.