Essays Tagged: "Standard Oil Company"

Corporate Development During the Industrial Revolution in the US

The Standard Oil Company founded by John D. Rockefeller and the U.S. Steel Company founded by Andrew Car ... ockefeller came to dominate the oil industry. With one upward stride after another he organized the Standard Oil Company, which was the nucleus of the great trust that was formed. Rockefeller showed l ... ted his customers in the same manner that Andrew Carnegie treated his workers: cruel and harsh. The Standard Oil Company desperately wanted every possible company to buy their products. Standard Oil u ...

(2 pages) 100 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Robber Baron Vs. Captain of Industry.

er BaronVs.Captain of Industry?John D. Rockefeller was the guiding force behind the creation of the Standard Oil Company, which grew to dominate the oil industry. This company was one of the first big ... is life, Rockefeller remained faithful to the values of religion, hard work and family.In 1970, The Standard Oil Company was founded by John D. Rockefeller, along with his brother William, Andrews, He ...

(6 pages) 13317 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Entrepreneurs in American History

ofits. 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 by Andrew Car ... ew Carnegie, both were two corporations that had a great impact on the lives of most Americans. The Standard Oil Company and U.S. Steel Company were made successful in different ways due to the action ...

(3 pages) 67 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Should the government break upp Microsoft?

g their power to squelch competition."1 This Act has been used against two monopolies thus far, the Standard Oil Company and the American Tobacco Company. A judge for the Department of Justice found t ...

(1 pages) 18 0 2.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies

Captain of Industry or Robber Baron

th. In my opinion Rockefeller and Carnegie were captains of industry.John D. Rockefeller formed the Standard Oil Company in 1870. One of the first things that he had to deal with was the high cost of ... of another. Rockefeller got around this by creating a trust. Eventually forty companies joined the Standard Oil trust (Cayton 238). In my opinion that was a smart move, not an immoral one.Not only wa ...

(3 pages) 41 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Early American Entrepeneurs.

ss leaders of his time. Rockefeller had been in the oil business since the mid 1860's. He owned the Standard Oil Company which became a monopoly that was run by a trust and came to control every aspec ...

(2 pages) 22 0 4.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Ida Tarbell and her contributions to yellow journalism.

riginally articles for McClure's, on John D. Rockefeller and his oil interests: "The History of the Standard Oil Company", published 1904.Her father was forced out of business by John D. Rockefeller a ... out of business by John D. Rockefeller and the South Improvement Company scheme, predecessor to his Standard Oil empire. The exposé resulted in federal action and eventually was the demise of t ...

(1 pages) 24 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

DBQ on Industrial Leaders: "Robber barons" vs. "Industrial Statesmen"

ess of buying the smaller companies that might compete with one company. For example, Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company smaller oil and gas companies (doc. C). Vertical integration is the process of ... t corporate greed at its fullest, especially during the 1880s and 1890s. Industries, especially the Standard Oil Company, were looked down upon, but nothing could stop the power of those titanic busin ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Robber Barons- John Rockefeller: Historian Matthew Josephson's thesis

his competitors. Moreover four-fifth of the refining trade, were brought into an alliance with the Standard Oil Company by 1875-78. Thus the cooperation of other companies ultimately led to his rise ... y $79,000 which had originally cost 200,000. In another incident, a manufacturer became a client of Standard Oil which Rockefeller sold the manufacturer 85 barrels a day according to a contract, but w ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Progressive Movement

l well in the United States. Tarbell released several books, when she finally began to focus on the Standard Oil Company and John D. Rockefeller. Tarbell's exposure of Rockefeller's cruel ways united ...

(5 pages) 78 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

History Of Tycoons

c and social aspects. John D. Rockefeller was a successful captain of industry. He owned the Standard Oil Company. The Standard Oil Company was a successful company. He owned the drilling where ...

(1 pages) 11 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Gilded Age

ne such example is the near monopoly of oil created by John D Rockefeller. Rockefeller's dominating standard oil company was successful in undercutting almost every single other oil seller. By 1892, r ...

(1 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The Robber Barons

. Where unexpectedly stout resistance from competing marketing agencies was met, Rockefeller's the "Standard Oil Company" would simply apply harsher weapons. To cut off the supplies of the rebel deale ... the Screw" is described by an example of a merchant, who refused to come to terms and buy from the Standard Oil. He first found out that all his shipments were reported secretly to the enemy, and the ...

(2 pages) 14 1 3.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Unacknowledged Heroes, The Reid Family

g demand for oil. By the time John D. Rockerfeller was able to monopolize the oil industry into the Standard Oil Company, it had already become a necessity in America's society. Oil has been essential ... ue to the expansion of the company in a more urban area (Reid). During their time as employees, the Standard Oil of New York (also known as Socony) eventually bought out Vacuum Oil in 1931, which was ...

(8 pages) 956 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Captain of Industry or Robber Baron

huge public philanthropist. [0]John D. Rockefeller was the guiding force behind the creation of the Standard Oil Company, which grew to dominate the oil industry. This company was one of the first big ... imself exclusively to the oil business. [1] Due to Rockefeller's emphasis on economical operations, Standard prospered and began to buy out its competitors until, by 1872; it controlled nearly all the ...

(3 pages) 35 3 4.3 Mar/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Exxon Mobile/ Social Responsibility

individuals drilled an oil well in Pennsylvania. In 1870, Rockefeller and his associates formed the Standard Oil Company. Many businessmen, such as Thomas Edison and the Wright Brothers began to depen ... such as Thomas Edison and the Wright Brothers began to depend on oil for their inventions. In 1926, Standard Oil Company changed its name to Esso. In 1959, the company developed a famous slogan "put a ...

(8 pages) 86 0 4.7 Mar/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

Who Were the Robber Barons? what was their impact on the economy today? who are some modern robber barons? What is a robber baron who are the three robber barons listed?

himself exclusively to the oil business.In 1870, Rockefeller and a few associates incorporated the Standard Oil Company in Ohio. Because of Rockefeller's know how on economical operations, Standard O ... f the oil business in the United States. In 1881 Rockefeller and his associates placed the stock of Standard of Ohio and its affiliates in other states under the control of a board of nine trustees, w ...

(12 pages) 23 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

History of Exxon-Mobil Oil Company

To trace the history of Exxon-Mobil Oil Corporation, we first need to go back to the formation of Standard Oil Company. John D. Rockefeller incorporated this company with Henry Flagler in 1870, and ... ohn D. Rockefeller incorporated this company with Henry Flagler in 1870, and until it was broken up Standard oil was the largest, most profitable business in the world. However, in 1911, Standard Oil ...

(2 pages) 24 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers

Chevron: company overview-role of government regulations for oil company and issues and opportunities companies face

e largest and most modern refinery in the United States, producing 600 barrels of oil a day.In 1878 Standard Oil Company opened a three man office. With financial backing from its New York parent and ... ncial backing from its New York parent and strong marketing, the company became an emerging leader. Standard Oil was the major marketer for kerosene in the western United States lighting 96.5% of the ...

(6 pages) 26 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

John D. Rockefeller

reoccupied with filth than with future bliss. In her monumental investigation of The History of the Standard Oil Company, however, Miss Tarbell seemed more impressed by another text of Bunyan, The Lif ... ghbor." The readings present a long excerpt from Miss Tarbell's account of the methods by which the Standard Oil monopoly of her day was created and the manner in which it functioned.Miss Tarbell's st ...

(6 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2011

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science