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    cotton

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    Cotton was and still is a vital crop plant, it chiefly provided the South with a monetary advantage over several parts of the United States, and as for me… it made my family. My grandmother would have never left the small town of Moultrie, Georgia in search of a new life in South Florida, she was tired of picking cotton and knew there were better prospects. Even though cotton is an essential part of our daily wear, there were painful recollections surrounding the harvesting of cotton from my descendants

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    Cotton Prices

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    years cotton has gotten cheaper and cheaper. Yet, It’s gotten to the point where people start to wonder when history is going to repeat itself. In 2010 cotton prices looked like they did when America was in a civil war. Cotton reached a total price of $1.20 per pound. (Wall Street Journal 2013) The price of cotton now is about ninety-two cents per pound. (NYMEX - CME Group 2014). As you can see cotton prices have gotten cheaper, but many things can happen to cause the price of cotton to go

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    The Cotton Gin

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    The Cotton Gin In the late 1700’s the slave population in the United States had decreased. Before the invention of the cotton gin the South, which could only make money by farming, was loosing money because it didn’t have a major crop to export to England and the North besides tobacco and rice. However, these crops could be grown elsewhere. Cotton was the key because it couldn’t be grown in large amounts in other places, but only one type of cotton that could be cleaned easily. This was long-staple

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    Cotton Essay

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    History Of cotton Cotton has been grown in India for making clothing more than 200 years, and in certain other countries for several 100 years. Early European travelers return from southern Asia with seeing wool growing on trees. Early herbalists sometimes illustrate the cotton plants by drawings of sheep’s hanging from the branches of the trees. Apparently tree types of cotton were grown to a considerable extent at that time. Furthermore, a cotton plant growing as a perennial in the tropics can

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    Cotton In The 1800s

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    ever wanted to know how and why cotton was such a big deal during a specific time period in American history? During the Antebellum period in the United States, the south grew tobacco, indigo, wheat, and bought slaves but wanted a crop that would really make the farmers wealthy. In the 1800s, the crop cotton was noticed and became a high demand for the whole nation and Britain. There were many causes, effects and impacts that happened because of the rise of King Cotton. Before the war occurred, the

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    Cotton Essay

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    manufacturing shirts is cotton. Cotton is a natural fiber harvested from the cotton plant. The word ‘cotton’ refers to four species in the genus Gossypium (family Malvaceae), which are G.hirsutum L., G.barbadense L., G.arboreum L., and G.herbaceum L. (Tripathi & Warrier, 2011). The taxonomy of cotton is as follow: Name Cotton Kingdom Plantae Division Magnoliophyta Class Magnoliopsida Order Malvales Family Malvaceae Genus Gossypium Table: Taxonomy of cotton Although the origin of the cotton plant Gossypium

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    The invention of the cotton gin revolutionized the way cotton was produced throughout the United States. Although it was seen as genius invention at the time, the company responsible for selling the service of cotton ginning had major financial troubles throughout the years. The failure of Eli Whitney’s and Phineas Miller’s cotton ginning business was a result of overextension of obligations, and patent infringement, and success beyond imagining. While machines made to remove the seeds from long-staple

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    Cotton: Caught on Economy

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    Cotton is bountiful throughout the planet. The crop is a cheap harvest, an easy craft, and a profitable one at that. The foundation of this crop dates back into the rise of civilizations to times of civil war, or even in times where cotton is sold frequently day by day. It has been cultivated to be one of the world’s most beneficial commodities known. Cotton dates back all the way to 3000 BC. According to Royal Botanic Gardens, the earliest written reference to cotton lies within South Asia, but

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    When It Comes To BT Cotton? By: Razan Alhaj, Jaycee Nguyen, Sarah Ronquillo, and Sharissa Soriano March 24, 2014 Worldwide – As many may know, BT Cotton is a cotton plant that has been genetically modified to produce a toxin known as BT (Bacillus thuringiensis), hence the name BT Cotton. Normally cotton is grown within the small green buds of the plant, known as the boll, and once ripe, the bud blossoms to reveal the cotton fibers, but many farmers struggle to protect their cotton from insect invasion

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    Cotton Gin Benefits

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    that changed how the U.S was looked at in the world was the cotton gin invented by Eli Whitney. Whitney applied for a patent on October 28, 1793; the patent was granted on March 14, 1794, but was not validated until 1807. So what is the cotton gin its a machine that separates cotton fibers from their seeds the reason this was so important was compared to humans doing this task it was a lot faster then any human could do. That means more cotton being produced and faster which means more money and trade

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