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More about George Washington Carver:
Carver was born into slavery
Carver attempted to enroll at Highland College in Kansas but was rejected because of his skin colour
Carver saved money and enrolled at Simpson College in Iowa where he excelled in academic subjects and impressed many.
Carver was a talented artist.
Etta Budd was the name of his art teacher. She encouraged Carver to study Botany at Iowa State Agricultural College in Ames.
Carver was the first black student at that institution.
Carver impressed his professors and encouraged him to remain as a graduate student.
Carver obtained his Master of Agriculture degree in 1896.
Carver believed that he could use his training as an agricultural chemist to help improve the lives of poor Southern farmers.
The products Carver derived from peanuts range from cosmetics to dyes. 
Carver also developed products from other plant products.
George Washington Carver: artist, chemist, botanist, educator, and inventor.
(American Chemical Society Page about George Washington Carver)

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More about George Washington Carver:

  • Carver was born into slavery
  • Carver attempted to enroll at Highland College in Kansas but was rejected because of his skin colour
  • Carver saved money and enrolled at Simpson College in Iowa where he excelled in academic subjects and impressed many.
  • Carver was a talented artist.
  • Etta Budd was the name of his art teacher. She encouraged Carver to study Botany at Iowa State Agricultural College in Ames.
  • Carver was the first black student at that institution.
  • Carver impressed his professors and encouraged him to remain as a graduate student.
  • Carver obtained his Master of Agriculture degree in 1896.
  • Carver believed that he could use his training as an agricultural chemist to help improve the lives of poor Southern farmers.
  • The products Carver derived from peanuts range from cosmetics to dyes. 
  • Carver also developed products from other plant products.

George Washington Carver: artist, chemist, botanist, educator, and inventor.

(American Chemical Society Page about George Washington Carver)

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