Carver did many good
things for the
community. He is
commonly known as
"The Peanut Man."
By Jaeden Toy
Diamond Grove, MO
GWC was born in Diamond Grove, MO. He studied at Simpson College in
Indianola, Iowa. He later transferred transferred to Iowa State Agricultural College.
Born into slavery with many brothers and sisters, he was the child
of Mary and Giles in 1864, in Diamond Grove, MO. factmonster.com
George Washington Carver had many brothers and sisters. He was the child of
Mary and Giles (Slaves had no last names.) They were owned by Moses Carver.
George Washington Carver was the child of Mary and Giles. Mary,one of George's sisters, and George
Washington Carver were kidnapped by raiders from Arkansas. An agent of Moses Carver tracked down
George and brought him back to Missouri. Once slavery ended in 1865, Moses and Susan Carver
decided to take care of George and his brother James. biography.com
He studied at Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa. He transferred to Iowa
State Agriculture College to pursue a botanist career. biography.com
George Washington Carver found a way to preserve the nutrients in soil, CROP ROTATION. One
year, you would plant 1 crop, you would have another crop another year, and so on and so on.
He also made peanuts more profitable for farmers by finding over 100 uses for them! invent.org
Born in 1864,
abolished in MO in
GWC was contacted by
Booker T. Washington in
Tuskegee, Alabama to teach
at an all black college in 1896
Impact on society
He was a huge help for the agricultural community. He made peanuts more
profitable by finding over 100 uses for peanuts! He also thought of the idea of
crop rotation! It doesn't use up the soil nutrients so fast! invent.org
He influenced our society by helping the farming community immensely! His
inventions got farmers to use peanuts as a crop so the bug who ate cotton
didn't bother them!
What can you do?
I can invent something no one has ever seen before and