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Governing The Trusts & The Gospel of Wealth. Sen. John Sherman  1. Senator from OH  2. Brother of famed Civil War General, William T. Sherman.  3.

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1 Governing The Trusts & The Gospel of Wealth

2 Sen. John Sherman  1. Senator from OH  2. Brother of famed Civil War General, William T. Sherman.  3. Supported legislation that would penalize the Trusts/monopolies for “restraint of trade”  4. Bill named after him in his honor

3 Sherman Anti-Trust Act  1. First Measure by Congress to prohibit Trusts or Monopolies.  2. Prevents restraint of trade due to Congress’s regulation of interstate commerce.  3. Prevents price fixing to prevent competition.  4. Treats Labor Unions as companies who have a monopoly on labor.

4 Why are there Poor People?

5 Who’s Responsibility is it to take care of the Poor?

6 The Gospel of Wealth  1. Created by Andrew Carnegie after a dream he had about going to Hell.  2. Believed the Wealthy had been blessed by God, and were responsible for helping their fellow human beings.  3. Built 300 Libraries, and paid for Teacher Pensions. Also built 2 Carnegie Halls.

7 Social Darwinism

8 Life in the South

9 Industrializing The South


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