An Illustrated History of the USA by D.B. O'Callaghan

By D.B. O'Callaghan

Книга An Illustrated heritage of the us An Illustrated background of the united states Книги Исторические Автор: Bryn O'Callaghan Формат: pdf Размер: 49,7 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:Иллюстрированная история США начиная с первых колонистов и до 90-х годов XX века.

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Like other sta tes in the Sou th. Ccorgia' s main crop was cotton. Georgia's pla nters expo rted their cotton to sp inn ing mills in Engla nd . Ho wever, the m ills co uld nor usc Georgia' s cotton unt il its growers removed the m any seeds that were tangled among its fibers . T his was a slow and difticult job that was done by hand. ay could be fou nd to do it more q uickly. the am ou nt of cotton that plan ters g rew was limited to the amount that their workers could pic k th e seed s from. Eli Whitney had a tale nt for making machines.

T he mee ting became known as the Constitutional Convention. It bega n III May I7H7, and fifty-five m en attended. They chose Ccorgc Washington 10 lead th eir discuss ions. The Constitmion ma de arrangements for the election of a nat io nalleader called the Presiden t to take cha rge of th e federal government. He would head th e "execu tive" side ofthe natio n's government. It would be his job to run the country's everyday affairs and to sec thai people obeyed th e laws. The delegates to the Constitu tional Convention disag reed about th e changes th at were needed.

Georgia's pla nters expo rted their cotton to sp inn ing mills in Engla nd . Ho wever, the m ills co uld nor usc Georgia' s cotton unt il its growers removed the m any seeds that were tangled among its fibers . T his was a slow and difticult job that was done by hand. ay could be fou nd to do it more q uickly. the am ou nt of cotton that plan ters g rew was limited to the amount that their workers could pic k th e seed s from. Eli Whitney had a tale nt for making machines. He solved the pla nte rs" problem by in venti ng the cotton "engine" or "gin" for short.

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