George Washington Williams A Biography

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George washington williams october 16 1849 august 2 1891 was an american civil war soldier baptist minister politician lawyer journalist and writer on african american history in the late 1880s williams turned his interest to europe and africa after having been impressed by meeting king lopold ii of belgium he traveled in 1890 to the congo free state then owned by the king . In george washington williams john hope franklin reconstructs the life of the controversial self made black intellectual who wrote the first history of african americans in the united statesawarded the clarence l holte literary prize this book traces franklins forty year quest for williamss story a story largely lost to history until this volume was first published in 1985. Quick facts name george washington carver occupation scientist inventor chemist botanist birth date c january 1864 death date january 5 1943 did you know carver was known as the peanut man . George washington also called father of his country born february 22 february 11 old style 1732 westmoreland county virginia usdied december 14 1799 mount vernon virginia us american general and commander in chief of the colonial armies in the american revolution 177583 and subsequently first president of the united states 178997

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