Cyrus McCormick


Invented the mechanical reaper, which revolutionized agriculture, especially in midwest.

Other Resources

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Book Links
Cyrus H. McCormick and the Invention of the Reaper  in  Great Inventors and Their Inventions  by  Frank P. Bachman
New Inventions  in  Story of the Great Republic  by  H. A. Guerber
Cyrus H. McCormick  in  Heroes of Progress in America  by  Charles Morris
Cyrus McCormick  in  Builders of Our Country: Book II  by  Gertrude van Duyn Southworth

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Cyrus McCormick
 in Builders of Our Country: Book II

One of the Great Harvesting Machines on a Western Grain Field
 in Builders of Our Country: Book II