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  1. Oct 2020
    1. Cotton—more than anyone or anything else—economically freed American enslavers from England and tightened the chains of African people in American slavery.

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  3. Oct 2015
    1. II. The Importance of Cotton

      Study Questions:

      What impact does the discovery of "petit Gulf" cotton and the invention of the cotton gin have on western expansion?

      How do advancements in transportation effect the production of cotton and its expansion?