16.docx - Who Was Sarah E Good Born into slavery in 1850 inventor and entrepreneur Sarah E Goode was the first African American woman to be granted a

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Who Was Sarah E. Good? Born into slavery in 1850, inventor and entrepreneur Sarah E. Goode was the first African American woman to be granted a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, for her invention of a folding cabinet bed in 1885. She died in 1905. Life, Inventions and Death Born into slavery in 1850, inventor and entrepreneur Sarah E. Goode went on to become the first African American woman to be granted a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, for her invention of a folding cabinet bed in 1885. After receiving her freedom at the end of the Civil War, Goode moved to Chicago and eventually became
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  • Entrepreneurship, American Civil War, Inventive step and non-obviousness

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