forever. The machine was called the cotton gin. It was used for separating the cotton fibers from the seeds. It was such a big deal because it would blow through two bales of cotton per day and it did not break or snarl the fibers of cotton. The invention of the cotton gin led to the growth and development of the factory system in the United States. The factory system from there became part of the shaping of factory systems in the 21st century. The cotton gin made making clothes and fabrics a lot
question is cotton. Slaves had slowly been becoming less of a need to people in the South and the North and South were beginning to find peace with one another. Cotton had only been a small percentage of the country’s exports. That was before Southern lifestyle changed dramatically. Cotton gained economic supremacy in the South, invigorated slavery, and fostered trade with Europe due to the invention of a machine called the Cotton Gin. The Cotton Gin’s invention affected the entire cotton industry.
Afro-American Culture: From Slave Music to Jazz and Blues American music today is a wide range of genres. Most of the genres has its root in the music the slaves brought with them in the beginning of the seventeenth century. Genres like Jazz, blues, Gospel and Hip-Hop, which is well-known all over the world today, is mainly influenced by the African-American culture and music. Especially the work songs, or the “hollers”, that the slaves sung while working on the fields and the negro spirituals, which