How did the invention of the cotton gin affect the South?
|(A)||Planters divided their large plantations into smaller farms.|
|(B)||The economy boomed because one gin could do the work of 1,000 slaves.|
|(C)||Slavery began to be less profitable and started to die out.|
|(D)||Southerners began to build textile mills and make their own cloth for export and trade.|
|(E)||Southerners began building factories to manufacture more cotton gins.|