George Washington Carver Planting Peanuts

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George Washington Carver was known for planting peanuts and making products from them. He spent his time painting flowers and growing plants. In his late twenties, he went to Simpson College, which is in Indianola, IA where he studied piano and art. George Washington Carver created all sorts of products from peanuts, soybeans, and sweet potatoes, making him the best botanist of the South. George was born possibly in 1861 near Diamond Grove, Missouri and was the son of Mary, who was a slave owned by Moses Carver. During the Civil War, the Carver farm was raided and infant George and Mary were kidnapped and taken to Arkansas to be sold. Moses was able to track down George but was unable to find Mary. So Moses took George, frail and sick,
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