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Important People We Have Talked About---Industrialists
Andrew Carnegie November 25, 1835- August 11, 1919 Scottish-American Industrialist, businessman, entrepreneur Owned Carnegie Steel Company and merged to form US Steel A Captain of Industry
John D. Rockefeller July 8, 1839 – May 23, 1937 American Industrialist Founder of Standard Oil Company Richest person in history Founder of University of Chicago and Rockefeller University
Gustavus Swift June 24, 1839 – March 29, 1903 Founded the Meat Packing Empire in Midwest Credited with first Ice-Cooled Car Allowed meat to be shipped further distances
August 27, 2007 Objective: What were the following entrepreneurs or inventors best associated or known during the late 1800s? 1. Cornelius Vanderbilt.
Captains of Industry $ $ $ $ $. John D. Rockefeller Oil Refining Standard Oil Company.
Big Business The American Dream or the American Nightmare.
Andrew Carnegie Captain of the Steel Industry. Born in Scotland. Moved to America when he was 13. Grew up in a poor family. He worked hard and became.
American Business Leaders ( see pgs. 27 in study packet)
Captains of Industry or Robber Barons? American History 1.
Who: American-born industrialist Where: New York How: built wealth from shipping (steamships) and railroads
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.
Big Business Coal, Steel, and Oil By Brant Zeerip.
Andrew Carnegie John D. Rockefeller J.P. Morgan. Andrew Carnegie ( ) A Scottish-American industrialist who led the enormous expansion of the American.
Industrialization of America The Men Who Built America.
The Captains of Industry
New Business Culture: “The American Dream?” 3.Protestant (Puritan) “Work Ethic” Horatio Alger [100+ novels] 3.Protestant (Puritan) “Work Ethic” Horatio.
Why did Big business grow?
Bell ringer What are some of the effects of urbanization? (Think back to Friday’s urban game activity.)
Welcome to... A Game of X’s and O’s
The Gilded Age: Dealt with corruption in American Politics after Civil War along with Industrialization, and Inventions that led to Expansion, and Growth.
Immigration and Urbanization. PeopleImmigrationUrbanizationVocabularyRandom
The Men Who Built America. Gained his wealth through a massive shipping and railroad empire He owned most of the railroads in America.
The Gilded Age (1876 – 1900) Period of great industrial growth and expansion of the economy. Resulted in many very wealthy businessmen…super rich.
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