List of Things Dr. George Washington Carver Invented With Peanuts

He was born a slave, kidnapped as an infant with his mother, and re-sold into slavery in the deep South. Fortunately, George Washington Carver’s owner tracked him down — his mother was never found — and after slavery was abolished, raised and educated him. Carver went on to become a prolific artist, college educator, chemist, botanist and the man who raised the peanut from a lowly legume to a cash crop that helped save the South’s farming economy. His development of uses for the peanut run the gamut from soup to soap.

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