• Captains Of Industry Carnegie Rockefeller Company
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    Andrew Carnegie and John D. Rockefeller were captains of industries. They helped America become what it is today. They developed company's and industries that impacted the 20 th and the 21 st Century in such a way that it changed our ideas of management and supply and demand. Though they may have paid their "help" low wages, at the time they thought that it was a fair amount. They provided an outlook of industries that were almost unheard of in that time. Though many might have seen Rockefeller...
  • John Rockefeller Business Cleveland Clark
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    On 18 March 1859 several months before his 20 th birthday - Rockefeller goes into business for himself forming a partnership with a neighbor, Maurice Clark. Each man put up $2000 and formed Clark & Rockefeller commission merchants in grain, hay, meats, and miscellaneous goods. At the end of the first year of business, they had grossed $450, 000 making a profit of $4400 in 1860 and a profit of $17, 000 in 1861. The commission merchant business was very competitive and Clark & Rockefeller s succes...
  • John D Rockefeller American Philanthropist
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    John D. Rockefeller During the late 1800's and early 1900's the oil industry was a monopoly that was created by one man. Some people would describe this man as a ruthless, cruel, cutthroat business tycoon. This man was John Davison Rockefeller. John D. Rockefeller made the Standard Oil Company, becoming America's first billionaire, and then gave away more than half his fortune to charities. John Rockefeller was a dedicated businessman who built himself an empire from nothing and helped others w...
  • Rockefeller Standard Oil
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    John Davison Rockefeller (July 8, 1839 - May 23, 1937) was the guiding force behind the creation and development of the Standard Oil Company, which grew to dominate the oil industry and became one of the first big trusts in the United States, thus engendering much controversy and opposition regarding its business practices and form of organization. Rockefeller also was one of the first major philanthropists in the U. S. , establishing several important foundations and donating a total of $540 mi...
  • James Rockefeller Standard Oil
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    John D. Rockefeller John Davison Rockefeller (July 8, 1839 - May 23, 1937) was the guiding force behind the creation and development of the Standard Oil Company, which grew to dominate the oil industry and became one of the first big trusts in the United States, thus engendering much controversy and opposition regarding its business practices and form of organization. Rockefeller also was one of the first major philanthropists in the U. S. , establishing several important foundations and donati...
  • Rockefeller Carnegie Great Companies
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    John D. Rockefeller and Andrew Carnegie were two great pioneers in American history. Rockefeller founded the Standard Oil Company and Andrew Carnegie founded the steel company. They did many great things in this country to help boost up industrial growth. Without both of their brains America would never have been the way it is now. There are many reasons why Andrew Carnegie and John D. Rockefeller were great pioneers of this country. One way they were good pioneers was because in the steel indu...
  • Rockefeller Robber Baron
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    ESSAY NO. 3 American History 8 th February 10, 1997 When the names Carnagie, Rockefeller, and Pullman come to mind, most of us automatically think of what we saw or read in our history books: "These men were kind and generous and through hard work and perseverance, any one of you could become a success story like them," right Wrong. I am sick of these people being remembered for the two or three "good deeds" they have done. Publicity and media have exaggerated the generosity of these men, the go...
  • Standard Oil Rockefeller Micheloud Companies
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    Judson Wright Microeconomics The Greatest Oil Man The majority of people in the world dislike monopolies. People do not like monopolies because they are allocatively inefficient and because they produce less than consumers want. John D. Rockefeller was a good example of a monopolist from 1880 to 1911. Most people in that time period did not like his company, Standard Oil, and wished for an end to it (micheloud). In 1870, J. D. Rockefeller started the Standard Oil Company. Soon after the birth o...
  • The Gilded Age Civil Service
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    When you are young and even well into your adult years people will tell you there will always be somebody who is smarter, faster, happier, or better at something than you are. This is true for all periods of time but in the Gilded Age those who were better gained more and more crushing the people below them with unprecedented greed, corruption, and power. The few exploited the many by way of opportunity. Something our nation was built on, yet the avaricious elite used it for evil methods. In th...
  • Robber Barons Competitors Rockefeller Railroad
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    The Robber Barons, as they were called, were the kings of American Industry and American Society during the late 1800's and early 1900's. Rich beyond the average man's wildest dreams, these industrialists were often criticized for their philosophies and their ways of making money. Robber Barons can also be viewed as immoral, greedy, and corrupt, and the evidence to support such a view is not difficult to find. Bribery, illegal business practices, and cruelty to workers were not uncommon in this ...
  • Rockefellers John D Rockefeller
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    Jessica M. HintermeisterAmerican History Louisa Garry Due: Thursday, March 15, 2001 The Rockefellers feared the temptations of wealth, yet a visitor once described their estate as the kind of place God would have built if only he'd had the money. They amassed a fortune that outraged a Democratic nation, then gave it all away reshaping America. They were the closest thing the country had to a royal family, but the Rockefellers shunned the public eye. For decades, the Rockefeller name was despised...
  • Work Ethic Country Rockefeller Industrialists
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    The American work ethic is something our country should be proud of. Since the days of George Washington Americans have worked hard for what they believe in, what they need, and what they want. It is our right as Americans to be able to work for these ideals. Without out a strong work ethic our country would crumble. From businessmen to politicians a strong work ethic is necessary to keep our country financially and politically stable. People like Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, and J. P....
  • Rockefeller And Carnegie Workers Men Business
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    Andrew Carnegie and John D. Rockefeller; Captains of industry, or robber barons? True, Andrew Carnegie and John D Rockefeller may have been the most influential businessmen of the 19 th century, but was the way they conducted business proper? To fully answer this question, we must look at the following: First understand how Andrew Carnegie and John D. Rockefeller changed market of their industries. Second, look at the similarities and differences in how both men achieved domination. And third an...
  • Standard Oil Carnegie Rockefeller Company
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    Corporate Development During the Industrial Revolution The Standard Oil Company founded by John D. Rockefeller and the U. S. Steel Company founded by Andrew Carnegie. The Standard Oil Company and U. S. Steel Company were made successful in different ways due to the actions of their different owners. The companies differed in their labor relations, market control, and structural organization. In the steel industry, Carnegie developed a system known as vertical integration. This means that he cu...
  • Rockefeller Drug Law Reform Treatment Laws
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    It's been two years since Gen. Barry McCaffrey, the nation's drug czar under the Democratic Clinton administration, urged reform of the state's harsh Rockefeller Drug Laws. During that time, much in the debate has changed, but one constant remains: The Rockefeller statutes are still on the books, as Draconian as ever, and still in need of urgent reform. In 1999, Gen. McCaffrey found himself in an alliance with Gov. Pataki in urging reform, even though the governor dismissed the general's positi...
  • The Rockefellers William Rockefeller
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    The Rockefellers (Movie) Many American conservatives believe as a matter of faith that the Rockefellers and the Council on Foreign Relations exercise absolute control over the government and the people of the U. S. It is true that the American colonials have "free elections," in which they have the absolute right to vote for one of two opposing candidates, both of who have been handpicked and financed by the Rockefeller syndicate. This touching evidence of "democracy" serves to convince most Ame...
  • Rockefeller Standard Oil
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    Many people thought that Rockefeller was a great man. To others, he was not. People thought that he was ruthless and selfish. My point of view of Rockefeller was that he was a ruthless person, because he did a lot of bad things to his competitors. What he did to them made his business grow. I will use the seven different judgements to defend my decision. Two people were Morehouse and an Independent Contractor who judged him in the 1870's. They didn't like how the prices stayed the same for Rock...