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  • Carnegie And Rockefeller
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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 20th and the 21st 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 as...
  • Andrew Carnegie
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    Andrew Carnegie and the Rise of Big Business Andrew Carnegie was the pioneering tycoon of the 19th century. From his companies emerged the steel to build the infrastructures such as railroads, bridges, automobiles, and ships that would build a nation in need of direction. He was a major player in the transformation into the Industrial Revolution producing the steel to make machinery and transportation possible. Carnegie built his empire from cost control, low prices, low profits, and high volume...
  • Carnegie Steel Company
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    Andrew Carnegie and The American Dream Many have tried; few have achieved - The American Dream. What is the American Dream? According to Webster the American Dream is the ideal according to which equality of opportunity permits any American to aspire to high attainment and material success. Andrew Carnegie is the epitome of the American Dream because he is a classic example of rags to riches success story. He seemed to be touched by an angel. No matter what was wrong with the world, Andrew Carne...
  • Andrew Carnegie And John D Rockefeller
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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 indus...
  • Andrew Carnegie Article
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    Wealth "The Gospel of Wealth" written by Andrew Carnegie discusses the post Civil War industrial expansion era, a time that produced immense wealth for many business tycoons. Andrew Carnegie, an elite industrialist, created a very large wealth for himself during this time. Some of the elite industrialists tried to change their "robber baron image by curbing their often ostentatious lifestyles and seeking opportunities to enhance the community". Andrew for one, decided that it was imperative for ...
  • Andrew Carnegie Andrew Carnegie
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    Andrew Carnegie Andrew Carnegie helped to develop the American economy. He made a company that was in the Dow Jones industrials. He introduced the Bessemer method of steel production to the United States. Think what could have happened without his companies existence, who would have produced steel for transcontinental railroads, the weapons that protect our country against communist threats. Carnegie was not actually native born though, he was born in Scotland and moved to the states at the age ...
  • Life Of Andrew Carnegie
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    Doran Ford Exam 2 Video Essay Carnegie Video Richest Man in the World, a PBS video published in 1999, was about the life of Andrew Carnegie. The video talks about everything from his childhood to his rise to power and wealth, to his ventures in philanthropy. It presents a balanced view of the man, portraying him in both positive and negative ways. Andrew Carnegie was born in Dunfermline, Scotland in the year 1835. His father owned several handloom's and made a good living from his weaving early ...
  • Carnegie's Steel
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    Andrew Carnegie was an intelligent Scottish immigrant that excelled in the steel and oil industries. He provided our country with inexpensive steel that allowed other industries to thrive. Carnegie was also a generous and well-known philanthropist. Andrew Carnegie was born in Dunfermline, Scotland November 25, 1835. His parents, William and Margaret Carnegie, were impoverished iron mill workers. They immigrated to the United States in search of employment and opportunities in 1848. Andrew Carneg...
  • Carnegie's Total Profits From His Business
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    In the 19th century, America was significantly changed by a progressive movement which strived to gain an economic opportunity, religious morality, political honesty and social stability. The efforts of the famous progressives have shaped one of the most powerful nations in this world. The United States is ahead of most of other countries in the business world and continues to make the better products. Nevertheless, America wouldn't be so economically strong without the contributions of Andrew C...
  • Henry Clay Frick And Andrew Carnegie
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    Henry Clay Frick In this paper I am going to talk about how Henry Clay Frick was an important man to our history and some things that he contributed. Not only was he a successful industrialist, but an art patron and a philanthropist. He was one of the most important people that helped put Pittsburgh on the map. It all started in a small town in Westmoreland county called West Overton. He was born in 1849 into a wealthy family not his parents but his grandfather had some money. His grandfather wa...
  • Andrew Carnegie And John D Rockefeller
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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 19th 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 and...
  • Standard Oil Company And U.S. Steel 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 cut ou...
  • Biography About Andrew Carnegie
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    Andrew Carnegie, a very factual and interesting biography, which was written by Alvin F. Harlow, was published in 1953 by Kingston House, Chicago and it contains 178 pages. Mr. Harlow wrote this book because of his love for history and his love of writing and his interest in the history of transportation and communication in America. This led him to write a series of books on biographies for young people. Like all his writings, he makes them factual and filed with humor and satire. Therefore per...
  • Funding The Libraries
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    Imagine having so much money you can finish a revolution. Imagine having the money and bien g generous enough to do that. Well, Andrew Carnegie was a very generous person in the industrial revolution, and he had the money to be very generous. His generosity finished the industrial revolution. He made the bulk of his money with his steel company called the Carnegie Steel Company. The Carnegie steel company then changed to the United States Steel Corporation. In one year, 1900, his company made fo...
  • Andrew Carnegie
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    The life Andrew Carnegie led affects many of us in this country in one way or another. Andrew began his life as a poor Scottish immigrant, his mother working as a seamstress among other things and his father a weaver. In 1848 the Carnegie family left Dunfermline and got on a boat headed to the United States of America. Carnegie started out his working career as a bobbin boy. Many times with luck, but with a lot of hard work earned himself promotions and found higher paying jobs, eventually ownin...
  • Carnegie Steel Company To J.P.
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    Andrew Carnegie was born in Scotland on November 25, 1835. In May of 1948, at the age of twelve, he immigrated to the United States with his parents William and Margaret, and his younger brother Thomas. Then, at the age of thirteen, Andrew got his first job working in a cotton factory for $1.20 per week. A year later he took a job as a messenger boy for a telegraph service. While in this job, he taught himself telegraphy and eventually changed jobs to work for Thomas Scott. Andrew was so success...
  • Andrew Carnegie
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    Andrew Carnegie: A Great Imigrant Essay, Research Andrew Carnegie: A Great Imigrant Andrew Carnegie and His Voyage to an American Tycoon It all started on Nov. 25, 1835 in a little town in Scotland. This was the setting for an american legend to be born. His name was Andrew Carnegie, he was from Scotland and he moved to the United States when he was just 13 years old, this was 1848. His family left for the same reasons most other Scottish families left their homelands at this time, lack of jobs....
  • Carnegie Corporation Of New York
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    A man of Scotland, a distinguished citizen of the United States, and a philanthropist devoted to the betterment of the world around him, Andrew Carnegie became famous at the turn of the twentieth century and became a real life rags to riches story. Born in Dunfermline, Scotland, on November 25, 1835, Andrew Carnegie entered the world in poverty. The son of a hand weaver, Carnegie received his only formal education during the short time between his birth and his move to the United States. When st...
  • Funding The Libraries
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    Andrew Carnegie always thought reading was one of the best ways to learn. He was also a very generous person in the industrial revolution. To be very generous in donations you do need money, and he definitely had a lot of money to be generous. This generosity completed the industrial revolution. He made most of his money with his steel company called the Carnegie Steel Company. The Carnegie steel company then changed to the United States Steel Corporation. In one year, 1900, his company made for...
  • Founder Of Carnegie Steel Company
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    Andrew Carnegie Preaches The Gospel Of Wealth Andrew Carnegie Preaches The Gospel Of Wealth Andrew Carnegie Preaches the Gospel of Wealth Andrew Carnegie, having already amassed millions as an extraordinarily successful industrialist, turned his attention in 1900 to matters of politics and philanthropy. Carnegie was part of a small but highly vocal group who opposed what they saw as a growing impulse toward imperialism in US foreign policy, especially in the case of the US's war against the Fili...

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