Essays Tagged: "Cornelius Vanderbilt"

Law and Regulation, The Apitome of American Capitalism? The Emergance of Wall Street and New York as an International Financial Icon 1900-2002. Steele's novel "The Great Game"

d a tremendously unbalanced market in which small shareholders were the primary losers. Men such as Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jay Gould, Jim Fisk, Daniel Drew and Andrew Carnegie were all guilty of taking ...

(7 pages) 92 0 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Cornelius Vanderbilt.

rsonal Empire Builders I was hoping for someone familiar. However, my hopes soon faded when I read "Cornelius Vanderbilt" on that tiny slip of paper. How entertaining could explaining Cornelius Vander ... theless, working into this project I have found some pretty interesting things surrounding the life Cornelius Vanderbilt. For instance, did you know that Cornelius is considered one of the most promin ...

(3 pages) 31 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Railroad Monopolies; this essay covers the railroad monopolies and how they were dealt with.

uch as they wanted. The farmers had no choice, but to accept the very high shipping fees. (Chalmers)Cornelius Vanderbilt became the richest man in America and stayed the richest man in America until h ... any years to come and also he wanted William Henry Vanderbilt, the man who would inherit everything Cornelius owned, to keep the railroads going. William Henry expanded his railroad system along the w ...

(6 pages) 78 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Cornelius ("Commodore") Vanderbilt 1794-1877.

Cornelius ("Commodore") Vanderbilt1794-1877When Cornelius Vanderbilt lay dying in his bed in his New ... time you do anything, no matter what it is. I do pity you.Born May 27, 1794 on Staten Island, N.Y., Cornelius, the second son of Cornelius and Phoebe Van Derbilt lived in a small farmhouse in Stapleto ... s of hay, farm crops, fish and passengers over to Manhattan - five miles across the Narrows on his. Cornelius didn't like school and would help his father whenever he was allowed. In doing this he lea ...

(5 pages) 35 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Were the industrial leaders of the early 20th century robber barrons?

n deceitful ways, the products that the tycoons dispensed to the people were untrustworthy as well. Cornelius Vanderbilt, among the many other men, was known to supply unsatisfactory materials and goo ...

(10 pages) 72 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

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

he companies running, building America into what it is today, the most powerful nation in the world.Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794-1877) was a classic Market Entrepreneur, succeeding by creating and marke ...

(2 pages) 94 1 4.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Compare and Contrast the Attitudes of Andrew Carnegie, Eugene V. Debs and Booker T. Washington Towards the New Wealth Created in America During the Late Nineteenth Century - Bibliography Included!

cal expansion and wealth for America. Many businessmen such as J.P. Morgan, John D. Rockefeller and Cornelius Vanderbilt among others reached the pinnacle of wealth and amassed huge amounts of money. ...

(6 pages) 100 1 4.3 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

DBQ on Captains of Industry during American Industrial Revolution

in the hopes of finding employment. The railroad industries captained mainly by Andrew Carnegie and Cornelius Vanderbilt welcomed these immigrants with thousands of job openings. The railroad industry ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.7 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Title:Cross of Gold, Essay topic question: What were some argments put foward by the populist party in the 19th century?

y stealing the fruits of their toils" (O'Neil). However, these corporate tycoons' conduct is legal. Cornelius Vanderbilt, a well-known railroad monopolist, once said, "Law! What do I care about the la ...

(3 pages) 19 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Robber Barons

xploited their workers. In my eyes, men like Andrew Carnegre, John D. Rockefellar, J.P. Morgan, and Cornelius Vanderbilt were all robber barons.Cornelius Vanderbilt was probably the first robber baron ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

In order to grow, a country needs not only the

sed fortunes for themselves, they brought the United States great advantages. Such entrepreneurs as Cornelius Vanderbilt, Andrew Carnegie, and John Davidson Rockefeller became known as "robber barons. ... was worth half a million dollars.By 1864, Vanderbilt had sold his steamships to Daniel B. Allen and Cornelius K. Garrison for a million dollars (5). This began his new interest and investing into the ...

(11 pages) 531 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

How did government policty, technology, and economic conditions affect agriculture.

have a way to ship their harvest and cattle a lot faster to more markets. However, greedy men like Cornelius Vanderbilt controlled the railroads. Extremely high freight rates made the farmers lose mo ...

(4 pages) 28 1 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Captains of Industry

n was due in no small part to a group of business-savvy, innovative young men: John D. Rockefeller, Cornelius Vanderbilt, and Andrew Carnegie" (Captains of Industry). They took their skills in busines ... he other stages involved in the oil making and delivering process.The last "Captain of Industry" is Cornelius Vanderbilt. "He began a passenger ferry business in New York harbor with one boat, then st ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History