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Carver was born in the state of _______________________ and was sickly as a _______________________. He was _______________________ when he was young, and was brought up by Moses and Susan Carver on their _______________________. He began school at age 12 and later attended Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa, where he was the first black student. He transferred to Iowa Agricultural College to study science, earning a Bachelor of Science degree (in 1894) and a Master of Science degree in bacterial botany and agriculture (in 1897). He then became the first _______________________ faculty member at that _______________________.
Booker T. Washington convinced Carver to _______________________ at the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute for Negroes (now called Tuskegee University) in Alabama, USA, where Carver headed the agricultural department for 50 years. Carver _______________________ his life savings to a fund designed to encourage agricultural research.
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