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2 His company was so powerful that even the U.S. Government looked to the firm for help He died in his sleep in Rome and was buried at cedar hill cemetery He participated in a number of Americas cup yacht races

3 He was the founder of the Standard Oil Company, which dominated the oil industry and was the first great U.S. business trust. Rockefeller became a lifelong member of the then-new Republican Party, and a strong supporter of Abraham Lincoln & the partys abolitionist wing. Rockefeller gave $80 million to the University of Chicago under William Rainey Harper, turning a small Baptist college into a world-class institution by 1900.

4 He built his first oil refinery In total he gave away $530 million to various cases John D. Rockefellers charity proved considerable

5 He was a Industrialist & Philanthropist! He was also considered the richest man in the world. He was also a devoted Baptist. He was born in Richford NY, on July 8, He passed away on May ! He lived in Moravia NY in 1851 and then he moved to Owego. By 1853 he had moved to Strongsville Cleveland. His business helped America by being the founder of the oil industry. He was an expert in medical research! He also was the founder of the University of Chicago and Rockefeller University!

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7 Interesting facts about Henry Ford are, He was good at making plastic out of anything. He even made plastic out of soybeans. Henry Ford said, Money is like an arm or leg, use it or lose it. Henry Ford, he did not create the car. He only helped it make it better. He helped make a car the worked better and was a lot cheaper than all the cars, and by making it cheaper he sold more.

8 He was born in Greenfield Township Michigan on July 30 th He died on April 7 th He was an American Industrialist. He also was the founder of Ford Moto Co. He devolved & manufactured the 1 st automobile. Model T automobile Richest & best known in the world. He & his wife lived in Detroit, Michigan.

9 Henry Ford built his first steam engine at the age of 15! In 1896, he constructed his first model, The Ford Quadricycle. Henry Ford helped establish schools in various parts of the country

10 Andrew Carnegie was the richest man in his time and is often regarded as the second richest man (after Rockefeller) He had the largest monopoly on the steel industry Andrew was born in Scotland to a very poor family, struggling for survival each day

11 By 1889 he owned Carnegie stell corporation the largest of its kind in the world. Carnegie built plants around the country using technology and methods that made manufacturing Steel easier, faster and more productive. By 1889 Carnegie steel corporation was the largest Of its kind in the world

12 After moving to the united states he worked a series or railroad jobs Andrew wrote several books He enjoyed traveling and the world

13 Andrew Carnegie was born in Dunfermline Scotland Nov He was 13 years old when he came into the U.S.A in the year of He manufactured Railway sleeping cars (Steel Co.) He sold it to JP Morgan. He was an Philanthropist full time. On his spare time her wrote books.

14 Scottish-American Industrialist Led the enormous expansion of the American steel industry. One of the most important philanthropists The caring of man

15 One interesting fact about Cornelius Vanderbilt was that he awarded a military contract to provide supplies to forts along the Hudson river. Another interesting fact is that he parlayed his success into ventures in central America, In 1855, began overseeing a transatlantic steamship business Finally the last interesting fact is that in 1860, rail trave began to grow the united states

16 Started his own steamship company Vanderbilt grew up as a poor child Dropped out of school at age 11

17 He born in Staten Island, NY on May 27 th He died on January 4 th He was an Industrialist/ Philanthropist. He did shipping & railroads. He mostly lived in NY. He was the founder of Vanderbilt Un.

18 Vanderbilt married his first cousin He started a ferry services at the age of He was nearly killed in the Highstown Rail Accident


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