Essays Tagged: "Carnegie"

A historical criticism of Andrew Carnegie

Andrew Carnegie is a legend in industry. He was He was born in Scotland in 1835. He came to America and sta ... nsylvania Railroad Company. In 1865, he quit and started his own business, the famous and notorious Carnegie Steel Company. His company was responsible for starting the steel industry in Pittsburgh, a ... ars to come. He retired at the age of 65 and sold his company to J.P Morgan for 480 million dollars.Carnegie has been shown as a cutthroat businessman and his company as a ruthless monopoly in the his ...

(4 pages) 91 0 2.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Karl Marx and Andrew Carnegie concerning their ideologies on class tensions.

iercer the competition between them. Two highly esteemed and different people, Karl Marx and Andrew Carnegie, developed their own ideologies to resolve and ease class tension, that is, whether changes ... ontroversial views, there lies the more efficient social-economic resolution: a modified version of Carnegie's argument, despite the fact that it has some imperfections. The answer is determined by th ...

(7 pages) 77 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

A short informative/biography about Andrew Carnegie

Carnegie was born in Dunfermline, Scotland. He went to the U.S. in 1848 and soon began work as a bob ... Railroad as the private secretary and telegrapher to the railroad official Thomas Alexander Scott. Carnegie advanced by successive promotions until he was superintendent of the Pittsburgh division of ... Scott, who was in charge of military transportation and government telegraph service. After the war Carnegie left the railroad and formed a company to produce iron railroad bridges. He later founded a ...

(1 pages) 52 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Compare and Contrast between Andrew Carnegie, Eugene V. Debs, and Horatio Alger.

views toward the wealth that was created in the United States. Among these individuals were Andrew Carnegie, Eugene V. Debs, and Horatio Alger.One of the best-known philanthropists was the American i ... Debs, and Horatio Alger.One of the best-known philanthropists was the American industrialist Andrew Carnegie, who devoted the latter part of his life to giving away most of the huge fortune he had ama ...

(2 pages) 55 0 3.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Andrew Carnegie and his life

Lance BrumfieldMs. DeckAmerican History7th periodAndrew CarnegieAndrew Carnegie was born in Scotland in 1835. He was the son of a weaver and a radical polit ... power looms began to replace hand weaving the family decide it was time to move. His father taught Carnegie of political and economic equality. Then, when he moved to American in 1848, he was determi ... urgh was covered with soot, scorched by fire, and foul with industrial waste. In fact it was so bad Carnegie's optimism faded and he said, "The smoke permeated and penetrated everything... If you wash ...

(4 pages) 76 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The American Businessman: Industrial Innovator or Robber Baron?

larger corporations and industries. The head of these industries, such as the names of Rockefeller, Carnegie, and J.P. Morgan, were looked upon as robber barons by some, industrial innovators by other ... d not be where it is today.There were many reasons for why the public believed that these men, like Carnegie and Rockefeller, where corrupt robber barons. They believed that these men were in the busi ...

(6 pages) 123 2 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Entrepreneurs in American History

de enormous profits. Two major entrepreneurs of American history are John D. Rockefeller and Andrew Carnegie. The Standard Oil Company founded by John D. Rockefeller and the U.S. Steel Company founded ... he Standard Oil Company founded by John D. Rockefeller and the U.S. Steel Company founded by Andrew Carnegie, both were two corporations that had a great impact on the lives of most Americans. The Sta ...

(3 pages) 67 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Andrew Carnegie

Andrew Carnegie Essay written by aliciareagan@neo.tamu.edu A man of Scotland, a distinguished citizen of th ... f the United States, and a philanthropist devoted to the betterment of the world around him, Andrew Carnegie became famous at the turn of the twentieth century and became a real life rags to riches st ... ecame a real life rags to riches story. Born in Dunfermline, Scotland, on November 25, 1835, Andrew Carnegie entered the world in poverty. The son of a hand weaver, Carnegie received his only formal e ...

(5 pages) 75 0 1.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The State of American Workers.

been, at least in my opinion, the attitudes of the people and the speed of industry. Great men like Carnegie and Rockefeller have changed the face of America and the industries within. This country ha ...

(6 pages) 72 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

United States Steel Corporation

la empresa mantuvo una postura agresiva de inversión, lo que mantenía el liderazgo de Carnegie y Gary.La estrategia de producto de USS era ser el proveedor número uno de Estados U ...

(25 pages) 116 0 3.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Captain of Industry or Robber Baron

the Industrial Revolution. Two prominent names in big business were John D. Rockefeller and Andrew Carnegie. There is no doubt that these people left their mark on business and on history. However, t ... a robber baron wouldn't let anything stop them from obtaining wealth. In my opinion Rockefeller and Carnegie were captains of industry.John D. Rockefeller formed the Standard Oil Company in 1870. One ...

(3 pages) 41 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

THE GREAT NYASALAND LAND SWINDLE 1885 - 1893

African Lakes team, led by John W. Moir and his traveling witnesses, William Harkness and Alexander Carnegie Ross. Together, they journeyed from the Lower Shire Valley, beginning 21 April, and slowly ...

(7 pages) 17 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Andrew Carnegie and the Rise of Big Business by William Olsen

Andrew Carnegie and the Rise of Big Business written by Harold C. Livesay, is a narrative account of Andrew ... s ways of doing business. This account gives insight into how a boy went from rags to riches Andrew Carnegie was born in Dunfermline, Scotland. Because of a decline of weavers and the rise of textile ... rn in Dunfermline, Scotland. Because of a decline of weavers and the rise of textile factories, the Carnegie family moved to the United States. Andrew's father took a job at the Blackstock Cotton Mill ...

(4 pages) 96 0 4.7 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Andrew Carnegie- Persuasive

The rich or upper class should give some of their wealth back to the society. I agree with Andrew Carnegie the "Wealth" speech that it is important that the wealthy should give back to their s ... we went into such a deep depression was due to the entrepreneurs. Rockafeller, Vanderbilt, and even Carnegie were an elite league of businessmen. They strategized by eliminating all smaller businesses ...

(4 pages) 1169 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Labor's Response to Industrialism

ans were killed, employers used the events to turn public opinion to play against publicIn 1982, in Carnegie's steel plant because they have a surprised wages cut, workers went on strike and the manag ...

(1 pages) 476 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

Gospel Of Wealth

ll of hope as it may seem, is full of prejudice segregation and inequality.During the time when the Carnegies the Rockefellers and all the others ruled the world, the gospel of wealth was created. The ... ritten on the gospel of wealth. The three most significant ones for me however are Wealth by Andrew Carnegie, Ragged Dick by Horatio Alger and Acres of Diamonds by Russell Conwell. All of them tell us ...

(12 pages) 41 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Hershey, Rockefeller, Sears, And Carnegie

ome of the very important men of the time period of 1875-1900 were Rockefeller, Hershey, Sears, and Carnegie. They all have similarities and differences that are very important and show how they becam ... ame the successes that they were. All four of these men were similar in that they all began humbly. Carnegie started penniless and slowly worked his way up. They all worked very hard for the fame and ...

(3 pages) 1459 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The American Dream or Lies by the Rich

dream has changed in our lives so did the "American Dream" change in the history of America. Andrew Carnegie once wrote: "Nothing has characterized America more than the "American Dream"- the belief t ... power and influence…" In this essay I will pin point three main details of this statement by Carnegie, of how in the nineteenth century a brainwash lie was in the making for years to come.Lets ...

(4 pages) 13 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Andrew Carnegie and the Rise of Big Business" book review and overview of the life of Andrew Carnegie.

Andrew Carnegie and the Rise of Big BusinessHarold C. Livesay said in his book, Andrew Carnegie and the Ris ... Big BusinessHarold C. Livesay said in his book, Andrew Carnegie and the Rise of Big Business, that Carnegie "was a collection of paradoxes, this man of American steel-violent and peace-loving, ruthle ... s and loyal, greedy and generous, boastful and diffident, vain and doubting, brash and shy". Andrew Carnegie was a quite normal in his younger years. He was born on November 25, 1835, and grew up in t ...

(3 pages) 36 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

ANDREW CARNEGIE

2 ANDREW CARNEGIE'S GREATESTACHIEVEMENT"No man becomes rich unless he enriches others."1 This was quote from ... IEVEMENT"No man becomes rich unless he enriches others."1 This was quote from a man known as Andrew Carnegie, who seems to have had much wisdom during his time alive. Mr. Carnegie's lifetime lasted ne ... just a twelve year old boy. After moving to the United States with his family in the year of 1947, "Carnegie worked a series of low-wage jobs until landing a position as personal assistant and secreta ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: Humanities Essays