Andrew Carnegie: A Brief Biography

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Andrew Carnegie was born on November 25, 1835 in Dunfermline, United Kingdom. Growing up, Carnegie’s family believed in the importance of learning and books. However, Carnegie had very little proper schooling. At the age of thirteen, Carnegie and his family moved to the United States of America and settled in Pennsylvania. He soon got a job working in a factory earning only $1.20 a week. He then took a job as telegrapher and an assistant to Thomas Scott, one of railroad’s top officials. Three years later, Carnegie was promoted to superintendent. While working on the railroads, Carnegie started to invest his money and he came to the conclusion that his wise investing was bringing in more money that the railroad business ever would. With that
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