Friday, September 23, 2011

George Washington Carver's Inventions

George Washington Carver's Inventions
George Washington Carver was one of the largest African-American who invented several products from agricultural crops such as peanuts, sweet potatoes and soybeans .. His most important invention was the method of crop rotation.

"When you do the common things in life are rarely will command the attention of the world." - George Washington Carver

In 1864, July 12 George Washington, born near Diamond, Missouri. Apparently, Moses Carver bought Mary the mother of George October 9th, 1855 by William P. McGinnis. A night fighters abducted with her mother and sister. Moses saved George Carver and took him home. Moses and his wife raised George Washington as their own child. They allowed him to use the name "Carver". This is why George Washington was George Washington Carver.

Had to travel about 10 miles south of Diamond Grove to get to his school. He attended a small school, the only school in which blacks were adopted. George has received a high school diploma high school in Minneapolis.

In 1887, George Washington, joined Simpson College in Indianola. In 891 he became the first African-American students being admitted to the College of Agriculture at Iowa State. He received his undergraduate degree in agriculture in 1894 and his Ph.D. in 1896.

George Washington Carver Inventions

Booker T. Washington, George Washington Carver was offered a professorship in normal and Industrial Institute for Negroes, Tuskegee, 1897. While at Tuskegee, Carver studied the problems faced by farmers growing cotton and has developed a method to retain nutrients in the soil. This method became known as a method of crop rotation. This is one of many inventions and most important of George Washington Carver. He emphasized the planting of crops such as groundnuts, potatoes sweat and pecans to enrich the soil after each harvest of cotton.

Carver helped create new markets for farmers to find 300 uses for peanuts and hundreds of uses for pecans, sweet potatoes and soybeans. Method of crop rotation is considered a major achievement of George Washington Carver, as in the 19th century, the U.S. economy was an agricultural economy.

George Washington Carver invented 500 different shades of color from agricultural crops. Originally textile dyes imported from Europe. He has studied extensively in the development of industrial products from agricultural crops.

In 1927, GW Carver invented the process of producing paints and stains soy. He was given three patent rights in this process. Point worth mentioning George Washington Carver never patented or have received most of the profits of his inventions and discoveries. This is what he would say about his inventions, "God has given me, how can I sell to someone else?".

George Washington Carver worked with Henry Ford to develop the synthetic rubber from soybeans.

He invented the "chemistry cook stove." This has been formulated to improve the diet of families who were unable to afford meat and was low in protein and vitamins. He encouraged the consumption of cowpea and groundnut as alternative protein sources. He was affectionately called the "plant doctor" and his nickname was "Peanut."
 Booker T. Washington, George Washington Carver was offered a professorship in normal and Industrial Institute for Negroes, Tuskegee
Although his inventions, Carver had the patent rights for only three products. Some of the products developed from peanut butter, peanut butter lovers favorite among snacks, shaving cream, enamel, leather and fabric dyeing, laxative, tonic and hair and so on. Some of the food he invented from peanuts include salad oil, instant coffee, coca, mayonnaise, etc.. He invented the flour, sugar, yeast, wood stains, medicines and food for animals and many more sweet potatoes.
invented the flour, sugar, yeast, wood stains, medicines and food for animals and many more sweet potatoes.
In 1940, he attended all his savings to the establishment of Carver Research Foundation at Tuskegee. In 1977, George Washington Carver was elected, "Hall of Fame, the American people." In 1990, he became the first African-American, and "The National Inventors Hall of Fame", in Akron, Ohio. In 1943, aged 79, George Washington Carver left for heavenly abode.

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