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American Entrepreneurial Genius - 1790 - 1825





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The story of the first great wave of American entrepreneurship and invention from 1790 to 1825.

1.) 1790 - Samuel Slater, Father of the American Industrial Revolution
2.) 1794 - Eli Whitney Patents the Cotton Gin
3.) 1807 - Robert Fulton Awakens the World to the Steamboat
4.) 1808 - John Jacob Astor Founds the American Fur Company
5.) 1823 - Chinese Entrepreneur Hung Tai Introduces Sugar Mills to Hawaii
6.) 1825 - Erie Canal is Completed