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An Essential Tool That Fueled the Cotton Industry’s Explosive Growth. (It’s Not the Cotton Gin.)the pushing system could make their captives raise more acres of cotton than th
An Essential Tool That Fueled the Cotton Industry’s Explosive Growth. (It’s Not the Cotton Gin.)
Slate / Posted 6 days ago
the pushing system could make their captives raise more acres of cotton than they could harvest between the time the bolls opened and the time one had to begin planting again. Picking was now the bottleneck: the part of the cotton production... Read more

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