The South produced the ---- that was made into cloth in New England.
Eli Whitney invented the ---- which helped the South produce more cotton.
- cotton picker
- cotton gin
Before the cotton gin, a field hand could remove seeds from one pound of cotton in a day. A water-powered gin could clean ---- pounds in a day.
The plantation owners used --- to work in the cotton fields.
- indentured servants
- migrant workers
- enslaved laborers
Slaves and their children were not given any ---- for their work in the fields.
The climate in the South was like the climate in ---- where the slaves came from.
- the Caribbean
- South America