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Lyle F. and Jack H. 4 th Grade Mrs. Hart.  George Washington Carver was born in 1864 on a farm in Missouri  Had a mother and an older brother named.

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1 Lyle F. and Jack H. 4 th Grade Mrs. Hart

2  George Washington Carver was born in 1864 on a farm in Missouri  Had a mother and an older brother named Jim  He was a slave  He got sick a lot  People called him the plant doctor  His mother was stolen by slave robbers

3  George went to Simpson College and Iowa State College  He had to go to blacks only schools  He graduated high school in 1884 at age 19  He was a professor at the Tusskee Institute

4  George loved to work in the garden  He liked to heal sick plants  He liked to draw and paint flowers and plants  He liked to invent things like ways to use peanuts

5  George was born into slavery  He had to face racism  He taught himself to read and paint  He had to switch schools a lot because of racist rules

6  George knew more than the teachers  He was hired to work at the college because he was so smart  He found many ways to use peanuts! Like hand lotion, shampoo, glue, paint, laundry soap, and coffee and vinegar

7  In 1953 George’s birth place was a national park  His face was on a stamp

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9  "America The Beautiful." Grolier Online. N.D. Web. 12 Mar  Moore, Eva. The Story Of George Washington Carver. New York, NY: Scholastic, Print.


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