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The History Of A.P Ashbourne And The Biscuit Cutter


Jose Navarro

on 7 February 2013

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Transcript of The History Of A.P Ashbourne And The Biscuit Cutter

Alexander p. Ashbourne inventor of the the: The Biscuit Cutter Jose Navarro Presented By: Caution! extremely cool Prezi Approaching Early Life During that time, as a child, Ashbourne had problems cutting wheat. so he thought of an easier way to cut quicker. He had many ideas and he thought of creating those items through inventing Early Life Now, ashbourne didn't create the scythe or scissors (already invented) ,but having ideas made him think a lot in his time of slavery. As he got older and older, he thought about inventing a lot more than usual. He wanted to invent but since he was kept in slavery there was no time for that Mid-Life On September 22, 1862, Lincoln had issued a preliminary proclamation
that he would order the emancipation of all slaves in any state of the Confederate States of America Mid-Life Mid-Life After Months of searching, Ashbourne found a job catering . He Catered
events such as Buffets, weddings, and even The EMANCIPATION CELEBRATION Mid-Life Months and months of design Ashbourne finally created a Tool to add shape and "Meaning" to the modern biscuit. He Created The- Mid-Life While catering such events, ashbourne noticed something strange about the biscuits at the events, they were oddly shaped and had no "fun" to the shape. He decided to change that. So he decided to do something about, He inveted yet again 2 Years Later, Ashbourne Patented his design. This is what the Patent Papers looked like The Death of Ashbourne was a fair one, He died of old age at the age of 95. Anything else of ashbournes death is unknown Ashbourne was born into slavery, His parents were slaves
so Alexander was treated and sent to work like one Early Life Being a slave didn't give
much privileges. No matter
how many ideas ashbourne had
the White Man wouldn't listen Ashbourne White Man Ashbourne Was Finally Free Ashbourne could finally make his own decision and was allowed
to do whatever he wanted. His first decision was to find a job Job? Mid-Life Death And Yes... He Did get married and had a family Bye Bye The End Bye This Prezi will tell you a
lot about Alexander P.
Ashbourne, Such as:
His Early-Life, Mid-Life,
Invention and Death yeah, so uhh ... enjoy Biscuits anyone,
I mean Work Cites http://anacostia.si.edu/exhibits/online_exhibitions/food/after_the_civil_war.htm http://inventors.about.com/od/photogallery/ig/African-American-Inventors---A/Alexander-Ashbourne--170-460.--0m.htm http://www.google.com/search?q=ap+ashbourne&hl=en&safe=active&tbo=d&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=x-ULUZv4H4zmiwLsrYGQDQ&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAA&biw=1600&bih=719&surl=1#hl=en&safe=active&tbo=d&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=biscuit+cutter&oq=biscuit+cutter&gs_l=img.3..0l3j0i5l7.8266.18076.0.18747.,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_qf.&bvm=bv.41867550,d.cGE&fp=33423b1258fded36&biw=1600&bih=719 Wrong Biscuit Construction Farming Police Chef Catering
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