These are two important people that are not talked about much. These people are Elizabeth Cochrane also known as Nellie Bly and George Washington Carver. I chose these two people because they had interesting lives.
The shorter version of Nellie Blys career Elizabeth Cochrane wanted to be a reporter but back then women were not allowed to be reporters, judges, police, or anything like that. Women usually had to stay home and work as house wives but Elizabeth wanted to be a reporter. . Elizabeth wrote to the Pittsburgh dispatch (a newspaper) furious over the fact that women could not be reporters. The owner of the Pittsburgh dispatch loved her letter so much he hired her as a reporter. Her name had to be changed to Nellie Bly for the owners safety and Elizabeth's safety. Nellie Bly was a great reporter and she was also the first woman to be a reporter.
George Washington Carver was a .......
George Washington Carver wanted alt of education for his life. He searched for all black schools for education. George found it hard to stay in one school . As George got older he found an interest in plants. He could make any type of plant grow healthy and look vibrant, George went from garden to farm giving tips on how to make plants grow healthy. George enjoyed what he was doing. He attended Tuskegee college as a science teacher, he had a very small lab. Some time later George found out about the infestation of the Boweavels. Boweavels were bugs that ate crops of the farmers. George locked him self in his lab and thought of a solution to the problem, and with him in the lab the peanut. He found many uses for the peanut. When George found al these uses for the peanut there was almost no use for the other crops. So who was George Washington Carver, he was one of the most famous scientist ever.
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