Was George Washington Carver's mom encouraging with him?
Sadly, she never got much opportunity to do so. His mother Mary was a slave. (George was born at a time when the US still had slavery.) She was ultimately kidnapped by men who wanted to hold her for ransom and then sell her to some other slave-owner. He was raised by other relatives because he never saw his mother again after she was taken away.
George Washington Carver (c. 1860 - 5 January 1943), was an American botanist and inventor. The exact day and year of his birth are unknown; he was born into slavery in Missouri, either in 1861, or January 1864. Carver's reputation is based on his research into and promotion of alternative crops to cotton, such as peanuts, soybeans, and sweet potatoes, which also aided nutrition for farm families. He wanted poor farmers to grow alternative crops both as a source of their own food and as a source of other products to improve their quality of life. The most popular of his 44 practical bulletins for farmers contained 105 food recipes using peanuts. He also developed and promoted about 100 products made from peanuts that were useful for the house and farm, including cosmetics, dyes, paints, plastics, gasoline, and nitroglycerin. He received numerous honors for his work, including the Spingarn Medal of the NAACP. During the Reconstruction-era South, monoculture of cotton depleted the soil in many areas. In the early 20th century, the boll weevil destroyed much of the cotton crop, and planters and farm workers suffered. Carver's work on peanuts was intended to provide an alternative crop. He was recognized for his many achievements and talents. In 1941, Time magazine dubbed Carver a "Black Leonardo".
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What was GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER's early child experiencewhat motivated him or her to become a scientist?
George washinton was born in 1860 in missouri. His parents were slaves on Moses Carver's plantaion.. At ten years of age, he struck out on his own to get a formal education. Went to high school but was kicked out because the headmaster saw he was black. . He was born in Missouri on the Moses Carve…r plantation in 1860 . (MORE)
George Washington Carver's parents were Mary and Giles Carver, and were slaves owned by Susan and Moses Carver. When George was only one week old, him, a sister, and his mother got kidnapped by night raiders from Arkansas. Moses sent out John Bentley to find them, but only George was found.
George Washington Carver was likely born in either 1861 or 1864 in Diamond, MO. One date that is celebrated is July 12, 1864 but other sources suggest he was born 3 or more years earlier. He died on January 5, 1943.
On George Washington Carver's grave was inscribed this message: GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER. DIED IN TUSKEGEE ALABAMA. JANUARY 5, 1943. A LIFE THAT STOOD OUT AS A GOSPEL OF. SELF-FORGETTING SERVICE.. HE COULD HAVE ADDED FORTUNE TO FAME. BUT CARING FOR NEITHER HE FOUND HAPPI-. NESS AND HONOR …IN BEING HELPFUL TO. THE WORLD.. THE CENTRE OF HIS WORLD WAS THE SOUTH. WHERE HE WAS BORN IN SLAVERY SOME. 79 YEARS AGO AND WHERE HE DID HIS. WORK AS A CREATIVE SCIENTIST.. (MORE)
Accident is not the word I'd use. "Lie" is the word I'd use.Carver did not invent peanut butter.
George Washington Carver was born as a slave. His parents werenamed Mary and Giles. After the Civil War, his former masters Mosesand Susan Carver raised George and taught him to read and write.
George Washington Carver had many accomplishments in his life forwhich he received many awards. In 1890 he was the first blackstudent at Simpson University, and achieved and received honorarydegrees at many universities. He was selected by Popular Mechanicsas one of 50 outstanding Americans.
George Washington Carver was kidnapped with his birth mother, thenlater found and raised by Moses and Susan Carver. Because of hispoor health, he assisted Mary in the house instead of working inthe fields, and learned to cook and developed an interest in plantsand nature. When going to school, he li…ved with a midwife and nursewho was deeply religious and had a broad knowledge of medicinalherbs, both of which she taught to George. (MORE)
George Washington was the first president of USA andcommander-in-chief of Continental Army during AmericanRevolutionary war. His mother's name was Mary Ball Washington whowas the second wife of his father Augustine Washington.
George Washington Carver worked very hard to get his education andbecome a respected scientist. He took a job at Tuskegee Instituteunder Booker T. Washington. Teachers at the school were asked totake on additional roles, to save money. Carver was a greatscientist, but a terrible administrator. He wo…uld become very angryand very pompous when he was either questioned about eitherpaperwork he had completed, or asked to give a report. He wouldsubmit a letter of resignation each month, only to calm down andcome back to work. (MORE)
George Washington Carver died on January 5, 1943 in Alabama. Georgewas born into slavery to parents Mary and Giles Carver.
Carver was a baby when he and his mother Mary were kidnapped by slave raiders. Moses sent a scout to find and bring them back. Only baby George was founds sick with whooping cough that the raiders had left him for dead.
His Mom was Mary Carver. George and Mary were taken away and George Washington Carvers older brother, Moses found them.
George Washington most likely had the same beliefs as his is father believed in non-slavery.
The parents of George Washington Carver were Giles and Mary Carver.He never married or had children but was in several long termrelationships.
George Washington Carver (January 1864 to January 1943) was ascientist, botanist, educator and inventor who was born intoslavery in Missouri. He had ten sisters and a brother who havenever been named and all died prematurely.
Although he lost his family, he was aided by his parent's former owners, and others who saw that he had the potential to benefit from education. His desire to learn led to him to travel substantial distances to the few schools that existed for blacks even after Reconstruction (Missouri having had bo…th Union and Confederate governments). Carver never knew his mother, because she and his brother were kidnapped, and Carver as well, when he was only a week old. Only George was recovered. In 1877, at the age of 12, he walked to a school ten miles away. At 13, he moved to Fort Scott, Kansas. After witnessing the death of a black man at the hands of whites, he moved again, finally settling in Minneapolis where he graduated from high school in 1882. (MORE)
George Washington Carver never married. He also did not have anychildren. He lived as a bachelor until his death in 1943. He was anagricultural scientist who did research work on the peanut plantand was also the head of the Agriculture Department at Tuskegee.
George Washinton Carvers inention was so important because, heshowed other different ways on how, to use peanut butter in 105ways and the different uses in sweet potatoes.
The sister of George Washington Carver was Sarah A. Carver Burnett.She was born in 1875 and passed away in 1955. Carver also has sixbrothers. They were William, James, Eli, Thomas, Hugh, and Jacob.
a nice polite lady who loved her son, but her name was Martha Ball Washington.
"He could have added fortune to fame, but caring for neither, he found happiness and honor in being helpful to the world."
HE USED THEM FOR HUNDREDS OF DIFFERNT THINGS LIKE SOAP OIL GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER WAS AN AFRICAN AMERICAN SCIENTIST BOTANIST EDUCATOR AND iNVENTOR WHOSE AND TEACHING REVOLUTIONIZED AGRICULTURE IN THE SOUTHERN UNITED STATE HE IS BELIEVIED TO HAVE BEEN BORN BEFORE SLAVERY WAS ABOLISHED IN MISSOURI I…N JANUARY 1864 WORD; QUALITY OF LIFE AND HE MADE COMETICS' DYES' PAINTS' PLASTICS' GASOLINE' NITROGLYCERIN (MORE)
He had at least one sister and one brother. When George was only a few weeks old, he, his mother, a sister and a brother were all kidnapped from Moses Carver, slave-owner of George's parents. Moses Carver recovered George's brother James, who was just a toddler, and hired someone to find George's… mother, sister and George. George's mother and sister were never found but George was recovered, and returned to Moses Carver. Moses and his wife Susan, raised George and his brother James as their own children. (MORE)
Wow. Just wow... George Washington Carver, the Black Leonardo, (January 1864 - January 5th, 1943) 'invented' peanut butter, as well as other things like dyes and paints and even nitroglycerin with the use of peanuts. PLUS, over 100 products just from peanuts (can't we all just get us some peanut mil…k?...), soybeans, cow peas, and sweet potatoes... a true polymath (genius!...), operating toward the betterment of ALL mankind. He was an American scientist, inventor, botanist, and educator. See the related link below to learn about his legacy and SO MUCH MORE, please: . He also taught farmers crop rotation. (MORE)
George Washington Carver was born a slave between 1864 and 1865.His parents had 11 other children, who all died as babies or youngchildren.
George Washington Carver was interested in biology, geology, artand music. His interest in botany led him to develop skills inpainting and drawing.
George Washington Carver was born from 1861-1864 people aren't really sure on it. But he and his mother were kidnapped by slave raiders known as bushwhackers. Carver was later abandoned by the raiders and his mother was never found after that. Since he was born a slave his mother's master raised Car…ver and his brother Jim as their own. George left the farm where he grew up on when he was around the age of twelve so he could get an education and find out the answers to all the questions he had. (MORE)
George Washington Carver was an American scientist, inventor, educator, and botanist (a plant scientist) who studied and taught revolutionized agriculture in the Southern United States. He mostly studied peanuts and sweet potatoes. In 1921, George W. Carver became famous for his research, and used t…hat fame to promote anti-racial support. (MORE)
George Washington Carver was married to Cynthia Oletha James. His parents were Moses Carver and Susan Carver. George Washington Carver had two sisters(unknown names) and a brother named Jim
He was a botanist and scientist, director of agricultural research 1896 - 1943 at the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama.
It wasn't too good especially since he was a slave. He learned how to read and write all by himself.
Carver developed his crop rotation method which alternated legumes, such as peanuts and peas that inrich the soil, with cotton, which depletes soil of its nutrients. This allowed the soil to replenish itself.. Not only did he find ways to keep the soil productive, he also found ways to use any surp…lus crops so that they did not rot in warehouses.. This changed people's lives by improving the output of crops that were grown as well as making sure that there was very little, if any waste left from surplus crops. (MORE)
American educator and inventor George Washington Carver [January 1864-January 5, 1945] was the son of Giles and Mary, who had been the slaves of William P. McGinnis. On October 9, 1855, his parens were sold, for $700, to Moses Carver [1812-1910]. Giles and Mary ended up having 11 daughters and sons,… all of whom died young, except for the future scientist. (MORE)
He spent his time working with other professors. One of his greatest inventions was the peanut.
the black riders( men who stole slaves and sold them). the black riders( men who stole slaves and sold them)
George Washington Carver was an American inventor and scientist. Hewas even called a 'Black Leonardo', he developed and promotedalternative crops to cotton, such as soybeans and peanuts. One ofhis most famous quotes was the one that reads: 'How far you go inlife depends on your being tender with the… young, compassionatewith the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of theweak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have beenall of these'. (MORE)
There is so many things that George Washington Carver did to help us today. There are so many things that we use daily, that if it were not for what he did, wouldn't be here to make things easier for us. Like it sounds crazy, but the peanut is used for paper made from vines included that we use. We …might not even have peper right now if it were not for him. (MORE)
It gave you the food and energy you need in the daily dosage it helped you survive.
What was George Washington Carver's most important quality and how did that quality help him succeed?
it helped him becuase people loved the new taste and the new invention of penut butter and penuts
Carver had an interest in helping poor Southern farmers who were working low-quality soils that had been depleted of nutrients by repeated plantings of cotton crops. He and other agricultural cognoscenti urged farmers to restore nitrogen to their soils by practicing systematic crop rotation, alterna…ting cotton crops with plantings of sweet potatoes or legumes (such aspeanuts, soybeans and cowpeas) that were also sources of protein. Following the crop rotation practice resulted in improved cotton yields and gave farmers new foods and alternative cash crops. In order to train farmers to successfully rotate crops and cultivate the new foods, Carver developed an agricultural extension program for Alabama that was similar to the one at Iowa State. In addition, he founded an industrial research laboratory where he and assistants worked to popularize use of the new plants by developing hundreds of applications for them through original research and also by promoting recipes and applications that they collected from others. Carver distributed his information as agricultural bulletins. (See Carver bulletins below.) . Peanut specimen collected by Carver. Much of Carver's fame is related to the hundreds of plant products he popularized. After Carver's death, lists were created of the plant products Carver compiled or originated. Such lists enumerate about 300 applications for peanuts and 118 for sweet potatoes, although 73 of the 118 were dyes. He made similar investigations into uses for cowpeas, soybeans, and pecans. Carver did not write down formulas for most of his novel plant products so they could not be made by others. Until 1921, Carver was not widely known for his agricultural research. However, he was known in Washington, D.C. President Theodore Rooseveltpublicly admired his work. James Wilson, a former Iowa state dean and teacher of Carver's, was U.S. secretary of agriculture from 1897 to 1913.Henry Cantwell Wallace, U.S. secretary of agriculture from 1921 to 1924, was one of Carver's teachers at Iowa State. Carver was a friend of Wallace's son, Henry A. Wallace, also an Iowa State graduate.  The younger Wallace served as U.S. secretary of agriculture from 1933 to 1940 and as Franklin Delano Roosevelt's vice president from 1941 to 1945. In 1916 Carver was made a member of the Royal Society of Arts in England, one of only a handful of Americans at that time to receive this honor. However, Carver's promotion of peanuts gained him the most fame. In 1919, Carver wrote to a peanut company about the great potential he saw for his new peanut milk. Both he and the peanut industry seemed unaware that in 1917 William Melhuish had secured patent #1,243,855 for a milk substitute made from peanuts and soybeans. Despite reservations about his race, the peanut industry invited him as a speaker to their 1920 convention. He discussed "The Possibilities of the Peanut" and exhibited 145 peanut products. By 1920, U.S. peanut farmers were being undercut with imported peanuts from the Republic of China. White peanut farmers and processors came together in 1921 to plead their cause before a Congressional committee hearings on a tariff. Having already spoken on the subject at the convention of the United Peanut Associations of America, Carver was elected to speak in favor of a peanut tariff before the Ways and Means Committee of the United States House of Representatives. Carver was a novel choice because of U.S. racial segregation. On arrival, Carver was mocked by surprised Southern congressmen, but he was not deterred and began to explain some of the many uses for the peanut. Initially given ten minutes to present, the now spellbound committee extended his time again and again. The committee rose in applause as he finished his presentation, and the Fordney-McCumber Tariff of 1922 included a tariff on imported peanuts. Carver's presentation to Congress made him famous, while his intelligence, eloquence, amiability, and courtesy delighted the general public. (MORE)
she was kidnapped by raiders and murdered then the raiders rode back with George Washington carver in a bag were one of the raiders threw in fron of his feet (moses carver)
he lead 3000 troops against his own people to force them to listen to the government
Agriculture was his speciality. He is mostly associated with the peanut. He is the inventor of peanut butter. Which was very important as a source of protein for the poor people in the south. Since dental care was virtually non existent it was difficult to chew high protein foods needed for strenuou…s labor. However peanut butter requires little if no chewing to consume. (MORE)
Pretty much the same as it is now. Carver developed a lot of things, but mostly they involved making something that already existed but using different raw materials. He didn't really invent anything truly unprecedented.
Yes, his mother was African-American. She was a slave on a farm in Missouri where Carver was born. Her name was Mary. George's father's identity is unknown to date, but he is thought to be a black slave on the same farm, or a neighboring property.
Mary and Giles Carver where his parents but theier owners where Susan and Moses Carver
Carver didn't have medals. In his time medals were only given to military officers and he wasn't in the military. Plus, he was an African American which would have prevented medals from being given to him due to discrimination.
George Washington Carver made a number of important contributions to food science, but he is best remembered as the inventor of peanut butter.
George Washington Carver was born into slavery. His parents, Maryand Giles, were purchased by George's master, Moses Carver, for$700 (a princely sum at that time). Later his parents were stolen. After slavery was abolished, Moses Carver and his wife Susan raisedGeorge as their own child.