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       By: Leslie Malone
      George Washington’s Life
 He was born into difficult and changing times near the end
  of the Civil War.
 He began his formal education at the age of twelve, which
  required him to leave the home of his adopted parents.
 At the age of thirty, Carver gained acceptance to Simpson
  College in Indianola, Iowa, where he was the first black
 The area of Carver's childhood near Diamond Grove,
  Missouri preserved as a park, this park was the first
  designated national monument to an African American in
  the United States.
  George Washington Carver
Agricultural chemist,          He educated the farmers to
Carver discovered three        alternate the soil-depleting
hundred uses for peanuts       cotton crops with soil-
and hundreds more uses         enriching crops such as;
for soybeans, pecans and       peanuts, peas, soybeans,
sweet potatoes.                sweet potato, and pecans.
He educated the farmers to     During World War I, he
alternate the soil-depleting   found a way to replace the
cotton crops with soil-        textile dyes formerly
enriching crops such as;       imported from Europe
peanuts, peas, soybeans,
sweet potato, and pecans.
George Washington Carver
 Bellis, Mary. "Goerge Washington Carver." 2008. 1 Feb 2008

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