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  • 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...
  • Carnegie Superintendent Of The Western Division
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    Andrew Carnegie The Rise of Big Business Andrew Carnegie was born in Dumferline, Scotland, in November of 1935. His parents were Will and Margaret Carnegie. He also had a brother, Tom. The main income for the geographic location where he grew up was weaving linen. The people who engaged in this type of employment considered this an art since it had relatively unchanged since medieval times. Andrew's father was one of those craftsmen. Since there had been so little change in this type of work, th...
  • 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 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...
  • Most Influential Person Of The Twentieth Century
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    5162000 Over the last hundred years many great people have come and gone. Only a few of these people have etched a legacy in history that puts them in a category of being influential through out the entire century. To achieve this state of supreme centennial importance ones impact must benefit not only the people living in the present but must also positively affect the men and women of the near and distant future. Anyone who accomplishes this task should be named the most influential person of ...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Steel In The U.S. Carnegie
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    Carnegie, Andrew (1835-1919), American industrialist and philanthropist, who, at the age of 33, when he had an annual income of $50,000, said, Beyond this never earn, make no effort to increase fortune, but spend the surplus each year for benevolent purposes. Carnegie was born in Dunfermline, Scotland. He went to the U.S. in 1848 and soon began work as a bobbin boy in a cotton mill in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, for $1.20 per week. The following year he became a messenger in a Pittsburgh telegraph ...
  • 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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