Who invented the cotton gin?

Who invented the cotton gin?

The cotton gin is a machine that is used to pull cotton fibers from the cotton seed. Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin in 1793 or 1794. At that time, Whitney was in the employ of Catherine Greene, the widow of General Nathaniel Greene.

How many states are in the New England region of the United States?

New England is a region in the northeastern corner of the United States consisting of the six states of Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, and Connecticut.

What do you call people who live in Liverpool?

People from Liverpool do call themselves Scousers though. If, like me, you come from the blue half of town you don’t refer to yourself as a Liverpudlian (which carries an entirely different connotation).

What material is money made out of?

The ordinary paper that consumers use throughout their everyday life such as newspapers, books, cereal boxes, etc, is primarily made of wood pulp; however, United States currency paper is composed of 75% cotton and 25% linen.

Is Greenland larger than Australia?

The Mercator projection portrays Greenland as larger than Australia; in actuality, Australia is more than three and a half times larger than Greenland. As on all map projections, shapes or sizes are distortions of the true layout of the Earth’s surface. The Mercator projection exaggerates areas far from the equator.

Which is the highest mountain peak in the world?

Mount Everest is called the world’s highest mountain because it has the highest elevation above sea level. We could also say that it has the “highest altitude”. The peak of Mount Everest is 8,850 meters (29,035 feet) above sea level.

What does it mean to have diplomatic immunity?

Diplomatic immunity is a special law that covers people who work in embassies or consulates. The people are called diplomats. The diplomatic immunity means that although they live and work as a visitor inside a “host country”, they are not ruled by the law of that country.

Are ml and cc the same?

The liter is derived from the definition of the meter and decimeter (see image below). The decimeter is 10 centimeters so 1 liter equals 1 cubic decimeter. It is useful to know that the milliliter is the same size volume as the cubic centimeter or cc that is to say 1 mL = 1 cc.