Asked by: Edey Suriyaprakash
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What were the disadvantages of the cotton gin?

For the slave — lots of company, because increased cotton production required more slaves to produce more cotton. Disadvantages: Slavery, cruelty, exploitation, stagnant monoculture economy.

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In respect to this, what are the negative effects of the cotton gin?

Negative- The negative effects of the "cotton gin" was that it made the need for slaves greatly increase, and the number of slave states shot up. Plantations grew, and work became regimented and relentless (unending).

Similarly, how did the cotton gin impact society? The Cotton Gin and Slavery While his cotton gin had reduced the number of workers needed to remove the seeds from the fiber, it actually increased the number of slaves the plantation owners needed to plant, cultivate, and harvest the cotton.

In this manner, was the cotton gin good or bad?

Invented in 1793, the cotton gin changed history for good and bad. By allowing one field hand to do the work of 10, it powered a new industry that brought wealth and power to the American South -- but, tragically, it also multiplied and prolonged the use of slave labor.

What were the positive and negative results of the cotton boom?

Positive results of the Cotton Boom was it lead to a better economy, and they could sell more cotton. Negative results of the Cotton Boom was there was a demand for slaves, and there was a reliance on one industry. The South did suffer, because the value of cotton decreased.

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