Presentation on theme: "The Men who built America"— Presentation transcript:
1 The Men who built America Rockefeller, Carnegie, Vanderbilt, Ford
2 Instructions: Get out a piece of paper Title this assignment: THE MEN WHO BUILT AMERICAYou will title each segment as given in the heading of the slideYou will then watch the video, and as you watch you will write down 5 factsAfter the video, you will answer the 2 questions about the video segment
3 John D. Rockefelleroil?m= baf036&s=All&f=1&free=false5 FactsWhat was the problem with kerosene?How did Rockefeller use this to his advantage?
4 Andrew Carnegiecarnegie?m=528e394da93ae&s=undefined&f=1&free=false5 FactsWhat was the first thing Andrew Carnegie learned how to do well?Why did Carnegie get into the steel business instead of iron?
5 Cornelius Vanderbiltvanderbilt?m=528e394da93ae&s=undefined&f=1&free=false5 FactsWhat was an “opportunity” that Vanderbilt took advantage of?What is the significance of Grand Central Terminal?
6 Henry Ford5 FactsWhat happened to Ford’s first two companies that he started?How did Ford get his costs down low enough so a car was available to the “common man”?
7 Monopolies & Rockefeller monopoly?m=528e394da93ae&s=undefined&f=1&free=false5 FactsWhat did Rockefeller mean when he said “Oil is what this country runs on. You call it monopoly. I call it enterprise.”What eventually happened to Standard Oil Company?
8 Traits of a Titantitan?m=528e394da93ae&s=undefined&f=1&free=false5 FactsWhat is meant by the Thomas Edison quote “Vision without execution is hallucination.”?Why does risk-taking require courage?