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    that once existed between Andrew Carnegie and Henry Clay Frick. They both exhibited extreme business practices that tied them together, but also tore them apart. Their mindset for business expansion and longevity are the theories that modern day companies can thrive to achieve. “N one was more important to the “Iron City” than Andrew Carnegie and Henry Clay Frick, whose operations in the city had more than quadrupled their output in the previous decade and were now producing more than a million tons of steel each year”, (Standford, 2005). Carnegie was born a business man. He was a bottom line leader that very rarely evaluated profits,…

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    says that you would’ve still had it if you didn’t die. Carnegie says that the only way to spend your money on charity. By using Social Darwinism he thinks that you need to give your money to the poor so you can do better for them then they would do for themselves. Documents J, K, and L show how Carnegie feels about the american working class and his ideas on how to handle it. During the Homestead strike Carnegie sided with Henry Clay Frick and wanted him to fight back against the strikers and…

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    The Johnstown, Pennsylvania flood, May 31,1889, was a tragic Disaster waiting to happen. The town was placed in a river bed for a steel company, with a poorly built dam holding a lake from pouring into the town. The town,payed to be built by Andrew Carnegie and other rich powerful men was destroyed in a instance. It would take years to repair the damage to this town. The question is, is Andrew Carnegie and other wealthy men at blame for this incident? It could have been a honest mistake or…

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    The rich acquired all that they could, and the cost of living was impossible for some to keep up with. Finally, when the union declined the increased production demands, workers were locked out of the plant by Henry Frick. The outraged emotions and actions following this chaos is what began the Homestead Lockout and Strike. The Homestead lockout and strike of 1892 greatly impacted the labor movement of the late 19th century due to workers demanding change. The two sides of this altercation…

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    Born on April 12, 1777, Henry Clay was a devoted nationalist.. He was very influential in the United States sectional conflict, economic prosperity, and development of its infrastructure. When Clay was 4 years old, his father died and he was considered an orphan, even though his mother did not die until 1829. Clay only had three years of formal education, yet the Virginian still became a lawyer by self educating himself. At the age of 20 years, Clay migrated to Kentucky to begin his career as…

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    Biddle was known to be more a strict businessman than a politician. Nicholas had turned to members of Congress, including the very powerful Kentucky Senator Henry Clay and leading businessmen sympathetic to the bank, to fight against Jackson, proving that his thoughts was the correct way to handle the situation. Because of the way he underrated the power of a strong and popular President, his actions showed where the outcome turned out to be. He caused the downfall of himself and the demise of…

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    experience, he was appointed the Tennessee militia’s major general. This would lead to a number of military victories including a five-month battle against the British allied Creek Indians at the battle of Horseshoe bend and, most notably, the Battle of New Orleans. This made him a national hero and he was nicknamed “old hickory”, due his troops saying he was “as tough as old hickory wood”. After all of his military exploits and successes, Jackson was nominated for presidency in 1822. Later…

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    Throughout the entire class, I have been questioning to myself if I have enhanced as a persuasive speaker, or remained as the same person that stepped into your classroom for the first time. And to be frank with you Schilling, my actual objective for Speech 100 was to progress into a decent speaker, so that one day I could possess the same atmosphere as Henry Clay. Bearing in mind that Clay was valued as one of the greatest speakers that has walked on this earth. Likewise, Clay is considered as…

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    this point, most of their work and deliberation was based on property. In 1825, the Erie Canal opened. The canal was in deliberation for many years before finally being approved. This cost roughly $7 million dollars. The lake was able to carry cargo from New York to the Great Lakes, which greatly improved the economy. In the 1820’s and 1830’s, Henry Clay played a big role in congress. He represented the House of Representatives in Kentucky for eleven years, the Senate for fourteen years, and…

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    among conflicting groups. Other people might disagree, arguing that compromise is unfair to those who have already been in the upper position. Deborah Tannen’s article, “ Why is ‘Compromise’ Now a Dirty Word? ”, published on Politico, a famous website for political issues on June 15, 2011, discusses her opinions about compromise from the current political perspective. This text is effective in using pathos to convince readers that why people show no interest in using the word compromise…

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