George Washington carver

George Washington carver

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  • I'm George Washington carver a botanist scientist. I was born and raised in slavery on a cotton farm as that was very popular at the time my mom taught me about plants.
  • I was interested in plants because, my mom would teach me about plants when I was sick to keep me happy.
  • I created over 100 products using one crop the peanut  including dyes, plastics and gasoline.
  •  I was also the first African American to go to Iowa state. Once I got my degree their I became a teacher at a all black college called (Tuskegee Institute).
  • I also the person who convinced farmers to change plants so that cotton wouldn't take away all nitrogen. 
  • Carver took a bad fall down a flight of stairs he was found unconscious by a maid who took him to a hospital. Carver died January 5 1943, at the age of 78 from complications anemia resulting from this fall.
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