Ugh, my hand hurts from all this labor and this is taking forever... Hey, what's wrong?
M-m-my brother died on the middle passage before he could arrive.
Y'all two better hurry up right now. I need my cash crops quick!
Hey, look, we now have a cotton gin! It can do all the hard work for us when we have to separate the seeds from the cotton fibers. Also, if a part breaks, it can now be replaced because Eli Whitney created the idea of interchangeable parts.
The trains were in much greater use than the steamboats because lots of materials had to be shipped from the south to north and it also brought new residents from other areas.