Go West Young Man!. Economic growth and Manifest Destiny. Railroads. Costs less to build than canals Move farther & faster Carry more weight Connect East & West. Eli Whitney’s Cotton Gin, 1791. Actually invented by a slave!. Eli Whitney’s Gun Factory. Interchangeable Parts Rifle.
Economic growth and Manifest Destiny
Actually invented by a slave!
Interchangeable Parts Rifle
First automated flour mill
First prototype of the locomotive
Increased speed of production
Less skill necessaryTextile Mills