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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
Technological Advancements and the Road to Greed…
U.S. History Unit 6 Review. What Do You Know? 1. What led to the development of cities like Chicago? railroads or telegraphs 1. What led to the development.
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.
The Captains of Industry
Bell ringer What are some of the effects of urbanization? (Think back to Friday’s urban game activity.)
Becoming An Industrial Giant
Robber Barons vs. Captains of Industry
Ch. 14 IDs. 1.) Petroleum/Oil What – Valuable natural resource When – Using oil as a fuel source became popular in late 1800s Significance - Modern nations.
Weekly Attendance by Class w/e 6 th September 2013.
JEOPARDY Big Business Categories
Unit 1: The Gilded Age Industrialization. Have you ever used any of these products? What company created these products? Who was the man behind the creation.
LT: I will be able to identify entrepreneurs during the Industrial Era and show knowledge of how a market economy works. BW: List 3 New inventions or industries.
Titans of Industry Rockefeller & Carnegie. The Oil Rush Fortune seekers raced to put down oil wells. –Crude: The raw oil before it is processed. –Refineries:
Opener: Let’s do some economics. Why is coal cheap? Why are diamonds expensive?
Andrew Carnegie John D. Rockefeller J.P. Morgan. Andrew Carnegie ( ) A Scottish-American industrialist who led the enormous expansion of the American.
Capitalism: Economic system based on private ownership of property & companies. Goal= profit.
Why did Big business grow?
Top 10 Largest American Companies CompanyIndustry 1Wal-MartRetailing 2Exxon-MobilOil & Gas Operations 3General MotorsAutomobile 4ChevronOil & gas Operations.
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.
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