George Washington Carver - 5 min
George Washington Carver lived a long and productive life as a scientist, inventor, educator and contributor to society. Born during the Civil War, Carver overcame many barriers he faced as an African-American during the late 1800s and early 1900s.
He is best known for discovering and inventing over 100 uses for peanuts including dyes, paints, and plastics.
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