George Washington Carver Research Paper

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Renee Elisabeth Maldonado 2/24/16
ELA Experience ¾ YIGT: George Washington Carver

If you were given a peanut, how many things do you think you’d be able to make with it? Originally born into slavery in Diamond, MO, around 1864, George Washington Carver grew up to be one of the most prominent botanists and inventors of his time. During his education at Simpson College, in Indianola, Iowa, Carver majored in art. However, a teacher successfully convinced him to transfer to Iowa University.There he became a “gifted” biology teacher following the acquirement of his master’s degree in agriculture. Carver was hired by Booker T. Washington to run the Tuskegee Institute’s agricultural department. While at Tuskegee Institute, he was given
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