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  • Creation Of Many Products From Peanuts
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    George Washington Carver Have you ever wondered who invented Peanut Butter Did you know that the same man made "more than 450 products ranging from margarine to library paste that could be made from the peanut, the sweet potato, and various other cultivated plants" (web) That man, also known as the "Peanut Man" (web), is George Washington Carver. There are three commonly asked questions about Carver including: "What was his personal life like"What did he actually do" and "What did he like to do ...
  • George Washington Carver
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    " 'It is not the style of clothes one wears, neither the kind of automobile one drives, nor the amount of money one has in the bank, that counts. These mean nothing. It is simply service that measures success. ' -"-George Washington Carver. George Washington Carver paved the way for agriculturists to come. He always went for the best throughout his whole life. He didn't just keep the best for himself; he gave it away freely for the benefit of mankind. Not only did he achieve his goal as the worl...
  • George Washington Carver
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    George Washington Carver was born in Diamond Grove, Missouri during the spring of 1864 or 1865. Like many slaves, he was uncertain of his birth date. His mother, Mary, was a slave who belonged to Moses and Susan Carver. As an infant, slave raiders kidnapped his mother. The childless carvers reared George and his older brother, James. Growing up, George was captivated by plants. Many neighbors referred to him as the 'Plant Doctor'; . Since Carver was an African American, he was not accepted at an...
  • George Washington Carver
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    George Washington Carver George Washington Carver was born in Diamond, Missouri at about 1865 as a slave child on Moses and Susan's farm. Born and raised by his mother Mary, George was always having a whooping cough. One cold night, night raiders or slave robbers, came and took Mary and George from their home. The Carvers hired their neighbor, John Bentley, to go and find Mary and George. When John returned he had only brought back George and said that his mother could not be found. This was the...
  • Carver's Interest In Plants
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    Links Related to this Entry Commemorating Carver Related Categories 1860-19201920-1960 Educators Entries A-F Entries A-LHistoryPeople Listed By Name Political Activists Technology Archive Photos George Washington Carver at Tuskegee Institute In 1896 George Washington Carver, a recent graduate of Iowa State College of Agriculture and Mechanical Arts (now Iowa State University), accepted an invitation from Booker T. Washington to head the agricultural department at Tuskegee Normal and Industrial I...
  • George Washington Carver George Washington Carver
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    George Washington Carver George Washington Carver was born a slave in Diamond Grove, Missouri. As a small child Carver was rescued from a band of Confederate kidnappers. From early on Carver was determined to get himself an education. Carver began his schooling in Newton Country, and while attending school he also worked very hard as a farm hand. While working and studying Carver lived in a one-room schoolhouse, and as time went on he excelled as sought out for higher education. Because of his r...
  • George Washington Carvers
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    George Washington Carver was born near Diamond Grove, Missouri in 1864 on a plantation owned by a slave owner. His father, Moses Carver, and his mother, Susan Carver, were slaves on that plantation. As a young infant, George along with his mother was kidnapped by Confederate night raiders and was taken to Arkansas to be sold into slavery. Moses Carver's owner searched for George and finally found him and reclaimed him, but his mother was already sold. The man who owned George at the time didn't ...
  • George Washington Carver George Washington Carver
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    George Washington Carver George Washington Carver was born during the civil war years on a Missouri farm near Diamond Grove, Newton Country in Marion, Township Missouri. Even Carver himself was uncertain of his own birth date. In early manhood he thought that he was born in the year of 1865. On other occasions Carver noted that his birth came "near the end of the civil war" or "just as freedom was declared". Carver was a brilliant man who received a bachelors and a masters degree from Iowa Agric...
  • George Washington Carver
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    George Washington Carver, most referred to the "Peanut Man" was born into slavery around 1864 in Diamond, Missouri. His birth date is not known for sure because birth records were not properly kept by the slave owners. As a child, he was very sick and no one ever thought that he would grow to be one of the most distinguished agriculturists in America. Unfortunately, George never got to know his parents. His father was killed in an accident and his mother was kidnapped by night raiders. So, Georg...
  • George Washington Carver
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    George Washington Carver was born in Diamond Grove, Missouri during the spring of 1865. George W. Carer died on January 5, 1943. He was not sure when he was actually born because they did not keep accurate records during this time. His parents were slaves. When he was an infant his father was killed in an accident. Then shortly after George, his mother and sister were stolen and took to Arkansas by raiders. He lived his childhood during the Civil War period. Carver was kidnapped when he was an i...
  • George Washington Carver
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    What can you really say about George Washington Carver? Well the most important thing about Carver is that he came up with 300 different uses for the peanut as well as changing the means of agriculture. Carver lead an unusual life for a black slave, but he over came his background with hard work and determination. George Washing Carver was born into slavery like any other black American in the late 1800's. There is no exact date for his birth because he was a slave, however there is an assumptio...
  • George Washington Carver National Monument In 1943
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    George Washington Carver American educator and an outstanding innovator in the agricultural sciences. Carver was born of slave parents near Diamond, Missouri. He left the farm where he was born when he was about ten years old and eventually settled in Minneapolis, Kansas, where he worked his way through high school. Following his graduation in 1894 from Iowa State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (now Iowa State University), Carver joined the college faculty and continued his studies, sp...

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