Andrew Carnegie

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  • Andrew Carnegie Immigration

    fleeing religious, racial, and political persecution, or seeking relief from a lack of economic opportunity. Among these men and women, was Scottish immigrant Andrew Carnegie and his parents, Margaret and Will Carnegie. Economic, social, and political effects of immigration on America have caused controversy regarding ethnicity, economic benefits, and settlement patterns. These effects influenced the Carnegie’s journey to the United States as well as hundreds of thousands of Scottish immigrants. Andrew Carnegie…

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  • Andrew Carnegie Conclusion

    Andrew Carnegie was one of the best inventors who ever lived. He created one of the biggest steel companies in the world and he found new ways to produce steel in quicker ways. According to Alvin Harlow, he started off living in Scotland and he had a rough home life.(pg. 2) They didn’t have a lot of money and the living conditions were not good. Although Andrew had little formal education, he grew up in a family that believed in book and learning so he was getting more experience at home than…

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  • Why Is Andrew Carnegie Important

    Andrew Carnegie was a Scottish-born American industrialist who made millions in the steel industry and later in his life became a “major philanthropist” ( Carnegie was one of the leading figures of industry of America during the 1800s turning him from a poor young boy to one of the richest and most powerful tycoon of his time. As he aged, he sold his company to one of his competitors and turned into a millionaire, probably the richest man of his age. Despite of the hardships he had…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Andrew Carnegie

    something we can use as an example to repeat or not to repeat so we do not make the same mistakes again. That is the best thing about history, because we can grow from the past in order to make for a better tomorrow, something I believe Andrew Carnegie did. Although Andrew Carnegie was a very controversial influence in this time period, there are always several sides to every story. Andrew Carnegie was a very wealthy and influential man to many people during this time period, while on the other…

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  • Andrew Carnegie: Captain Of Industry

    entrepreneur, Andrew Carnegie, was a Captain of Industry. His philanthropy, and compassion to others shows his Captain of Industry side. However he committed some Robber Baron-like acts. Notably, Mr. Carnegie assured all his workers jobs, according to Resource 2. This is a Captain of Industry- like act because it shows that he wanted to make sure his workers can support their families. In addition to what was previously stated, Mr. Carnegie erected over 2,500 public libraries according to…

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  • Was Andrew Carnegie A Hero

    Did you know that Andrew Carnegie gave away around 350 million dollars. Andrew Carnegie Grew poor in Dunfermline, Scotland, but in 1901 he was the richest man in America. Andrew Carnegie's philanthropy made him a hero because he gave large amounts of money away, he gave jobs to others, and because of his motto. One reason he was a hero was that he gave away large amounts of money. Carnegie gave away around 350 million dollars to other people. Carnegie was the top money giver; twice as much as…

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  • Essay On Andrew Carnegie A Hero

    Was Andrew Carnegie a Hero? Andrew Carnegie was a man who started off as a poor immigrant sailing into America, he was ambitious and made his way up into the American dream. He was twelve years old when he started working 12-hour days for his family as a result he was earning $1.20 a week. He was a successful man in business, he worked in his business of steel after having his boss’s job and adopting Bessemer's process and built steel mill in America. Carnegie died in 1919, but was Andrew…

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  • Andrew Carnegie Eulogy Analysis

    Andrew Carnegie Eulogy We are gathered here today to pay our respects to Mr. Andrew Carnegie. Andrew was born on November 25, 1835, in Dunfermline, Scotland. At the age of 13, in 1848, he moved to the United States. Andrew worked a series of odd-end jobs and later found his way into the world of business. He started Carnegie Steel Corporation in 1889 and in 1901 he sold his business and dedicated the rest of his life to his philanthropic work, including the founding of Carnegie Institute…

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  • Andrew Carnegie A Robber Baron Analysis

    Andrew Carnegie was a “robber baron”, in his personal relationships and the way he treated his workers, who did beneficial things under the guise of being a “captain of industry” to try to overshadow the awful things he did. He was conflicted his entire life between the two great influences of his childhood. His father and grandmother represented the true ideals of democracy, of the rights of the people while his mother was materialistic and determined to reach the top economically through…

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  • The Industrialization Of Andrew Carnegie And The Industrial Revolution

    railroads, and technology. The mineral deposits in the land as well as the presence of business visionaries like Andrew Carnegie were equally important in the overarching success of the American Industrial Revolution. Andrew Carnegie’s ability to vertically and horizontally integrate his businesses made him indispensable in the narrative of American industrialization. In his historical biography, Andrew Carnegie and the Rise of Big Business, Andrew Livesay recognizes that without Andrew…

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