Eli Whitney

He was born and raised in the North and was a young man (11) when the Revolutionary War started. From his earliest years, he had an intuitive sense of designing and building. Traveling to the South, he encountered the issue … Continued

Stephen Foster

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He was born on the 50th anniversary of America.  He came from a family who lived in the North and had strong feelings regarding the issue of slavery.  He did not have the opportunity of formal musical training, but became … Continued