Presentation on theme: "The Men who built America"— Presentation transcript:
1The Men who built America Rockefeller, Carnegie, Vanderbilt, Ford
2Instructions: 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
3John D. Rockefelleroil?m= baf036&s=All&f=1&free=false5 FactsWhat was the problem with kerosene?How did Rockefeller use this to his advantage?
4Andrew 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?
5Cornelius 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?
6Henry 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”?
7Monopolies & 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?
8Traits 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?