Essays Tagged: "Carnegie Steel Company"

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

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

The Causes and Effects of the Homestead Strike

ness environment by creating new laws and the awareness of the need for peace in business world.The Carnegie Steel Company was a successful factory, which employed many hundred of workers. Andrew Carn ... uickly became the largest union with some 24,000 workers (Ciment p. 33). The union prevented Andrew Carnegie from lowering cost and wages.By 1900, Carnegie's steel was cheap. Suddenly bridges and skys ...

(7 pages) 78 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Industrial Growth in the United States for 1860-1900"

y firms in the oil business and combine them into a single unit called a trust. Another man, Andrew Carnegie, had similar views on gaining total control of a commodity. In 1882, he used the idea of Ve ... the idea of Vertical Consolidation to gain control of the growing steel industry. His business, the Carnegie Steel Company, therefore controlled every factor in the production of steel. Rockefeller an ...

(3 pages) 42988 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

To what extent were the following 19th Century industrial leaders either "Robber Barons" or "Industrial Statesmen"? Andrew Carnegie, John Rockefeller, Cornelius Vanderbilt

ime period, many new businesses were being formed. It took talented businessmen such as Vanderbilt, Carnegie, and Rockefeller to get ahead and keep the companies running, building America into what it ... railroad that played a key role in the development of the Midwestern United States.In 1873, Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) became convinced that the future of industry was in the manufacture and use of ...

(2 pages) 94 1 4.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

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

ECO/360 Industry Overview (The Steel Industry)

ves.HistoryThe steel industry began in the United States in the mid-1870s when industrialist Andrew Carnegie constructed the J. Edgar Thomas Works steel mill in Braddock, Pennsylvania. This enterprise ... se was so profitable that he and his associates were able to purchase other nearby steel mills. The Carnegie Steel Company was formed in 1892 to manage the business; the company was comprised of eight ...

(17 pages) 520 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

American Early Labor Unions

he Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steelworkers, part of the AFL, decided to strike against the Carnegie Steel Company's plant in Homestead Pennsylvania because the company lowered wages. One of t ...

(5 pages) 93 0 4.3 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Two men who have been called robber barons were Andrew Carnegie and John D. Rockefeller

"robber barons" grabbed those opportunities. Two men who have been called robber barons were Andrew Carnegie and John D. Rockefeller. Both started with very little in life, but went on to achieve fort ... also affected our society by giving back through charities and philanthropic work.At age thirteen, Carnegie went to work as in a cotton mill (Kennedy). He then moved rapidly through a succession of j ...

(4 pages) 25 1 5.0 Sep/2007

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


2 ANDREW CARNEGIE'S GREATESTACHIEVEMENT"No man becomes rich unless he enriches others."1 This was quote from ... e from a man known as Andrew Carnegie, who seems to have had much wisdom during his time alive. Mr. Carnegie's lifetime lasted nearly one hundred years, he lived from the early 1800's to the early 190 ... 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