George Washington Carver

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George Washington Carver

  1. 1. George Washington Carver<br />By Claire Coutras<br />
  2. 2. Introduction<br />My famous African American is George Washington Carver. He is known for inventing lots of things one of the things is peanut butter.<br />
  3. 3. CHILDHOOD<br />George was born in Missouri on the Moses Carver plantation in 1864.<br />George Washington Carver died in Tuskegee, Alabama on January 5th about 78 years of age<br />While he was a baby slave traders kidnapped him and his mother. Only George was returned to the plantation.<br />
  4. 4. Sadness<br />His parents were slaves. His father died right before he was born.<br />
  5. 5. Poorness<br />He taught himself to read. His Family was so poor that they couldn’t afford to buy a pencil. He made a holder and used a pencil that was 1.4 inches long.<br />
  6. 6. Diseases<br />When George was a baby he had a disease called whooping cough. He was left very sick and he couldn’t do hard work like the other slaves His chores were cooking and sewing<br />
  7. 7. The 3 R’s<br />George would tell people, "Don't throw any thing away every thing can be reused he would often tell people.<br />
  8. 8. Un important things<br />Money, clothes and cars were not important to him. He thought the successful person was the one who had learned to serve others.<br />
  9. 9. Peanut Butter<br />George Washington Carver invented Peanut Butter!!! <br />So that means Peanut Butter has been around for a long time!!!<br />
  10. 10. Video of George W. Carver<br />
  11. 11. THE END<br />

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