Maker of machines: a story about Eli Whitney

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Publisher:
Carolrhoda,
Pub. Date:
2004.
Language:
English
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IL: MG - BL: 5.4 - AR Pts: 1
Lexile measure:
780L
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Eli Whitney's love of inventing and pondering new ideas made him one of America's greatest inventors. Best known for inventing the cotton gin, one of the most important American inventions of the century, he changed cotton production forever. a few years later, Whitney invented machines to make muskets that were identical. the first mass-manufacturing business in the country, his musket factory revolutionized the way Americans made things.
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9781575056340
9781575056036
Reading Level:
MG
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Lexile measure:
780L
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Inventors
Manufacturing processes -- History
Whitney, Eli, -- 1765-1825
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History
Inventors
Manufacturing processes
Whitney, Eli