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Robber Barons
The owners of big businesses who made large amounts of money by cheating the federal government.
John D. Rockefeller
Joined his brother William in the formation of the Standard Oil Company in 1870 and became very wealthy.
Andrew Carnegie
Business tycoon, made his money in the steel industry. Philanthropist.
Leland Stanford
Multimillionaire railroad builder--
Central Pacific Railroad.
founded Stanford University
Cornelius Vanderbilt
A railroad baron, he controlled the New York Central Railroad.