Goerge Washington Carver by Jaeden

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Goerge Washington Carver by Jaeden

  1. 1. George Washington Carver George Washington Carver did many good things for the agricultural community. He is commonly known as "The Peanut Man." By Jaeden Toy
  2. 2. Where Simpson College 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. biography.com
  3. 3. Born Born into slavery with many brothers and sisters, he was the child of Mary and Giles in 1864, in Diamond Grove, MO. factmonster.com
  4. 4. Family 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. biography.com
  5. 5. Childhood 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
  6. 6. Education He studied at Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa. He transferred to Iowa State Agriculture College to pursue a botanist career. biography.com
  7. 7. Events 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
  8. 8. Timeline ducksters.org Born in 1864, Diamond Grove, MO Slavery was abolished in MO in 1865 GWC was contacted by Booker T. Washington in Tuskegee, Alabama to teach at an all black college in 1896 GWC died January 5, 1943
  9. 9. 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
  10. 10. Influence 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!
  11. 11. What can you do? I can invent something no one has ever seen before and help others!
  12. 12. Bibliography page biography.com invent.org ducksters.org factmonster.com

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