• Flying Shuttle

    Flying Shuttle
    John Kay invents the flying shuttle.
  • Spinnng Jenny

    James Hargreaves invents the spinning jenny.
  • The Water Frame

    The Water Frame
    Richard Arkwright invents the water frame.
  • The Mule

    Samuel Crompton invents the mule.
  • The First Lowell Mill

    The First Lowell Mill
    Francis Cabot Lowell opens the world's first Lowell mill in Boston.
  • Missouri Compromise of 1820

  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

  • Dred Scott v. Sanford

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    American Civil War

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    Egypyt Ranks #5 in producing cotton

    The cotton crop was extremely important to the people of Egypt and the world.
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    China's Hukou

    China's class new class system is created under the new communist rule.
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    The Soviet Union Redirects Rivers

    The Soveit Union redirected rivers that feel the Aral Sea. By 1998, the Aral sea shrunk by 80%.
  • WTO Sides with Brazil

    The World Trade Organization sided with Brazil condemming US's illegal subsidies.
  • Baby Talk!

    Cotton Babies's Jennifer Labit is named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year.
  • Cotton. From blue to green.

    Cotton. From blue to green.
    Cotton Inc.'s "go green" campaign "Cotton. From blue to green." is launched and is very successful.