Essays Tagged: "industrialist"

Alfred Nobel and the prizes named after him

his energetic and inventive father soon acquired a strong and respected position as an inventor and industrialist. Nobelsubsequently lived in several countries and ultimately came to regard himself as ... to combine the qualities of astute scientist and inventor with those of the far- sightedand dynamic industrialist.Alfred Nobel's fortune was founded on his inventions. At his death in 1896 he held 355 ...

(7 pages) 52 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Chemical Engineering

The Legacy of William Carey

s introduce William Carey's career and titles. He is described as a Christian missionary, botanist, industrialist, economist, media pioneer, agriculturist, translator, educator, astronomer, library pi ...

(4 pages) 19 0 4.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

In the late nineteenth century, a select few Americans separated themselves from the rest by fulfilling the American Dream.

commonly seen in men of such economic stature.Harsh business practices often resulted in successful industrialist being labeled "robber barons" because their success entailed others failure. Competiti ... reater still." (D. #C) John B. Weaver took note to the corruption entangled in trusts which several industrialist took advantage of. (D. #D) Mr. Weaver stated, "The main weapons of trusts are threats, ...

(3 pages) 61 1 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Nobel Prize Nomination.

In his 1985 will, Alfred Nobel, a Swedish industrialist who made his fortune by inventing and selling dynamite, left to posterity a sizable pr ...

(3 pages) 15 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Kathleen Mansfield, A Repressed Women In New Zealand

ctober 14, 1888, in Wellington, New Zealand. She was the daughter of Harold Beauchamp, a banker and industrialist; her mother was described as a genteel woman. Kathleen also had and older brother and ...

(3 pages) 7 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An Autobiography/Open Letter

I had never known is that it was a battle about economic reasons with the capitalist from north and industrialist. My open brain pores were once filled with amerika's perception of history. But ...

(5 pages) 24 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Wizard of Oz: A Political Allegory of Populism

uggesting some farmers as brainless, and uneducated. The woodsman, who had no heart, represented an industrialist. The tin man has no emotions, and instead only knew how to work, in which he was ruste ... ow being abandoned, or their poor conditions. This shows how the railroad industry hurt farmers and industrialist who needed to use it. Both the regions of Oz, east and west represent the east and wes ...

(4 pages) 47 2 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Henry ford 2

rs for only one chapter, but in that chapter it becomes clear that Doctorow saw him as a democratic industrialist. In that chapter, J.P. Morgan invites Ford to have lunch with him at his Manhattan man ... ou can go ten miles without seeing a gas station it is pretty amazing.Henry Ford was indeed a great industrialist, just as Doctorow had portrayed in his classic novel Ragtime. While he enjoyed making ...

(6 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Power Elites

try to create an industrial democracy controlled by workers." (pg 16) Why was the struggle so much? Industrialists and the government wanted to keep the money and power on the side of the elite. Here ... re demanding higher pay and better working conditions. This would all come out of the pocket of the industrialist, which would decrease the amount of money intake for them. The biggest problem that ca ...

(5 pages) 27 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science


inventions such as the refrigerated railroad cars helped Swift's meat packing company grow. Another industrialist was Andrew Carnegie; to make his steel very cheaply Andrew Carnegie used a process cal ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.7 Mar/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Poem Analysis of 'Fire and Ice' by Robert Frost and 'The Day They Came For Our House' by Don Mattera

h to the possessor of the power and to those over whom it is exercised." George D. HerronThe modern industrialist society, in which we live, has been shaped by people in the possession of power, and t ... ms because it demonstrates the underlying discourse that underpins the text. That is, in our modern industrialist society we are all shaped by power whether it is by people in possession of power or t ...

(8 pages) 41 0 3.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Nellie Bly

f Mary Jane and Judge Michael Cochran. She was an author, American journalist, charity worker, and industrialist. Nellie focused her journalistic attention on women's rights issues. She was the inve ... 904, she took over the management of his companies. For a time Nellie was one of the leading women industrialists in the United States, but mismanagement forced her into bankruptcy. This forced Nelli ...

(4 pages) 1103 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

DBQ 6: How did the fundamental changes of the 18th and early 19th century European economy affect the standards of living for the urban and rural working classes?

red in Document 1. This population explosion put not only a strain on food sources, but it gave the industrialists the cheap labor source they needed to operate their factories. On the other hand, as ... abor source they needed to operate their factories. On the other hand, as a result of these growing industrialists and the migration of rural people to urban society, the profitability of the cottage ...

(2 pages) 29 0 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Captain of Industry or Robber Baron

ellerCaptain of Industry vs. Robber BaronThe dictionary definition of the term "robber baron" is an industrialist who is perceived to have used questionable business practices or scams in order to bec ... s or scams in order to become powerful or wealthy. On the other hand, a "captain of industry" is an industrialist who revolutionized industry by expanding markets, making jobs available, promoting hum ...

(3 pages) 35 3 4.3 Mar/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

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?

gilded age. In case you were wondering, a robber baron is a "ruthlessly powerful U.S. capitalist or industrialist of the late 19th century considered to have become wealthy by exploiting natural resou ... fe depiction of "Mr. Pennybags" from the popular Monopoly game.Robber barons were not only ruthless industrialists, but were also iconic to the time and very popular. Rockefeller Square, Carnegie Hall ...

(12 pages) 23 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History