Eli Whitney - Quotes

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I have not only Arms but a large proportion of Armourers to make. ---->>>

One of my primary objects is to form the tools so the tools themselves shall fashion the work and give to every part its just proportion.

One of my primary objects is to form the tools so the tools themselves shall fashion the work and give to every part its just proportion.

I have now taken a serious task upon myself and I fear a greater one that is in the power of any man to perform in the given time-but it is too late to go back. ---->>>

I have always believed that I should have had no difficulty in causing my rights to be respected.

I have always believed that I should have had no difficulty in causing my rights to be respected.

I can make just such ones if I had tools, and I could make tools if I had tools to make them with. ---->>>

You are undoubtedly acquainted with my Reputation, and as for my Penmanship it must speak for itself; this is to desire your Approbation to keep a public school. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: December 8, 1765
Birthplace: Westborough, Massachusetts, British America
Die: January 8, 1825
Occupation: Inventor
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Eli Whitney (December 8, 1765 – January 8, 1825) was an American inventor best known for inventing the cotton gin. This was one of the key inventions of the Industrial Revolution and shaped the economy of the Antebellum South. Whitney's invention made upland short cotton into a profitable crop, which strengthened the economic foundation of slavery in the United States (wikipedia)