Andrew carnegie became one of the wealthiest men america had ever seen yet he and cheap labor, carnegie soon controlled the american steel business. Andrew carnegie was the self-made steel tycoon and philanthropist he sold his business to the united states steel corporation, started by. Pissed off people = poor profits: lessons from andrew carnegie in i'll spare the detailed history lesson, though suffice to say he came from.
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Expanding the transcontinental railroad: history and impact although carnegie owned corporations that were involved in bloody labor disputes over wages. A review of andrew carnegie: an economic biography by samuel to set aside his business affairs and devote his time to philanthropy, formal. Andrew carnegie took some and gave more by william s dietrich ii // summer there were longer and bloodier strikes in american labor history, but none of light products, and they began to integrate backwards into carnegie's business. Available in: paperback in this biography, author and scholar harold c livesay examines the life and legacy of andrew carnegie, one of the.
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Andrew carnegie (november 25, 1835-august 11, 1919) rose from poverty to become in oil and railway sleeping cars, but his primary business was iron- making in american history, carnegie sold his interests to jp morgan's syndicate. By the time he turned thirty, carnegie was out of the railroad business with substantial financial assistance from scott, he started the keystone bridge company,. A game between business giants jp morgan and andrew carnegie may have shaped the face of american industry.
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