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George West

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 United States after the War of 1812  (Focus on Immigration and Manufacturing)



Section of the Constitution

Section 8. The Congress shall have Power to........  (Delegated Powers)

8. To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries;








Class Connection

George West ,born in Bradninch, Devonshire County, England, February 17, 1823;  immigrated to the United States in February 1849 and settled at Ballston Spa, Saratoga County, N.Y.; engaged in paper manufacturing; patented the 50 pound paper bag


You can also add a reference to Eli Whitney's cotton gin (1793) to this section of the Constitution


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