BC: How did the invention of Eli Whitney's Cotton Gin affect life for slaves on plantations? What were some differences between the North and South that might have caused conflict during the 1800's?
FC: What were the differences between the North and the South prior to the Civil War?
1: Can you picture what life would be like in the North during this time?
2: Imagine living in the cold, snowy North. Would you be able to plant crops during this time of year?
3: This small town was full of industry such as iron ore factories, and textile and wool mills.
4: How are cities today different from cities back in the 1860's?
5: Have you ever seen the inside of a factory? What did it look like, smell like, and feel like?
6: This is an early model of a cotton gin.
7: A town complete with a factory mill.
10: Woman working at a textile mill in the North.
11: Someone is making money and figuring expenses here in this factory.
13: What do you notice between the North and the South during this time?
16: In the South
17: One of the crops was cotton.
19: Just one example of the number of slaves on one plantation in the South.
23: This is a tobacco plantation.
25: Who can name the person and invention in this illustration?