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Mount Rushmore, also known as the Shrine of Democracy, is a National Memorial depicting four of the most prominent presidents of the first 150 years of the United States - George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, and Thomas Jefferson. Mount Rushmore was carved into South Dakota’s Black Hills from 1927 to 1941 under the direction of sculptor Gutzon Borglum. The project took a team of 400 drillers and assistant carvers fourteen years to complete.

The white mythology of George Washington

George Washington, the first President under the Constitution as drafted in 1787 [Previous Presidents served under the Articles of Confederation and prior to that under the Articles of Association]

George Washington Carver, who was born a slave, lived a fruitful life of service to others because he knew the secret of returning good for evil. ~ to read a 1-minute devotion about this man, click the image and when it enlarges, click again.

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African American Inventors: George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver overcame slavery to achieve fame as a scientist, botanist, and educator. Amazing!

26 Children's Books That Celebrate Black Heroes

A Weed is a Flower: The Life of George Washington Carver by Aliki. | 26 Children's Books That Celebrate Black Heroes

George III as a young man. He is the 3rd longest reigning British monarch (59 years). Only Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth have reigned longer.

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George Washington Carver changed lunchtime sandwiches forever when he invented peanut butter. Born a slave, Carver didn’t attend college until he was 30 years old, but he went on to create 400 new uses for peanuts, soybeans, sweet potatoes, and pecans

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