Topic: Should Andrew Carnegie be described as a “captain of industry” or a “robber baron”? Abstract: Nowadays, there still exists lots of controversial comments towards Andrew Carnegie. Some of them hold the view that Andrew Carnegie should be described as a captain of industry while others contend that he was only a robber baron. As far as I am concerned, Andrew Carnegie, known as the King of Steel, built the steel industry in the United States, and in the process, became one of the wealthiest men in America.
(History.com) One man from Scotland would take these huge monsters and create a huge industry that would eventually take control of over one quarter of the steel created in the United States. He would eventually become the wealthiest man in the country. His ingenuity
He decided to hit the rails after his girlfriend had left him at age 18. Ozie Powell was another boy to hop on the train in Georgia. Powell only had one year of schooling. His IQ measured at “64-plus”, meaning he could only write his name. Powell had spent about three years working in lumber camps prior to his arrest.
Shek tried to disperse them, but they wouldn 't budge. ”(175) The Sherpas and porters really care about Zopa and they were willing to sacrifice their important jobs to save him. Sherpas and porters are from a country that is pretty poor. When they held the silent vigil they sacrificed not only themselves but their families.
Andrew Jackson was a bad president because he only cared about what he liked and disliked. He disliked the Natives not moving so he moved them by force and in the process killed many. He did not like what the National Bank represented so he destroyed it thereby sending the country into a depression. He liked putting his friends in power so he did even if they were out of touch with the common man. Ironically Andrew Jackson was known as a supporter of the common man but actually he was one of the most insensitive presidents in American
Shin also tell the audience about many other times that people was mistreated in the camp for matters that was out of their control. This is a violation of human rights because there are laws implemented that says no one should be forced to work as no one slave nor should they work while being abused. The government in North Korea is violating those terms because they are doing everything that laws state not to
Andrew Carnegie, born in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland on November 25, 1835, and passed away on August 11, 1919. He grew up with very little education but came from a family who believed very much in books and learning. His father was a handloom weaver, and his mother was the basic backbone of their family who was the most influential to Carnegie. At the age of thirteen, Carnegie came to the United States with his family, and Settled in Pennsylvania. He worked in a factory earning $1.20 per week.
Thus, to these men, the relief camps had a negative impact on Canadian society. The government had previously hoped that the camps would prevent the rise of communism. However, by grouping these men together, “Bennett basically provided basic training camps for the army of unemployed” (5). The men were frustrated with the Great Depression and once they were in the relief camps, they became angered at the poor conditions and wages. They directed this anger at the government for its ineffectiveness in providing them adequate jobs (5).
The Native Americans had to be relocated to different land, so these Indians were forced to march the “Trail of Tears” in which approximately 4000 Indians were subject to fate’s hands and died, or were murdered due to being non-cooperative. Since Andrew Jackson decided to commit these immoral acts he gave himself a very bad reputation when it came to the indians and in doing this he allowed history to judge him and it’s not in a positive manner. Andrew Jackson made good and bad contributions, but in the eyes of many people including me the bad decisions or immorale ones outweigh the positive impacts he had as a president. It's very debatable whether Andrew Jackson was a good or bad president because of his public speaking and how the people loved him, since of his background and his ability to connect with the people of the United States, and all the bad he did to the Indians without even consideration of
Born September 11, 1866† near the town of Franklin, Vermont, 4 km south of the Quebec border, Milo 's first year saw the continuing unrest after the Fenian Pigeon Hill raids of early June. These raids caused significant damage amongst the homesteads of St. Armand, especially in the Pigeon Hill and Frelighsburg. Despite the concerns of the farmers that were relayed to Ottawa, The Fenians were not taken seriously. These rogue Irish looted homes, stole livestock and damaged property. It took the local men of St. Armand to ward off the Fenians for the three companies of the Canadian infantry and their 100 men withdrew.
John D. Rockefeller was born in Richford, New York on July 8th, 1839 (biography.com). His father was a travelling salesman (history.com). As a child, Rockefeller made his own money by doing things such as selling candy, raising turkeys, and doing jobs for his neighbors (history.com). In 1853, at the age of 14, he and his family moved to Cleveland, Ohio (biography.com). At 16, he became an assistant bookkeeper (biography.com).
Andrew Carnegie was born in scotland and moved to America. Carnegies family moved to america when industrialism advanced in technology and most people at that time lost their jobs. So when Carnegie's dad lost his job they moved to Pennsylvania,WA. In Pennsylvania Carnegie got a job as a bobbin boy for a pay of $1.20 a week working day and night. But after a couple months Carnegie was noticed by a man named Thompson A. Scott.
The Men Who Built America Episode: 2 This episode starts with Andrew Carnegie mourning over Tom Scott’s death. Scott was Carnegie’s boss and one of the most influential person he knew.. He believes that Rockefeller, his rivalry, is the cause of Scott’s death. Carnegie must build a bridge connecting the Mississippi River to allow trains to transport goods across to the West. Scott tells Carnegie to hire James Eads because he’s “cheap and a genius.”
Andrew Jackson was born on March 15, 1767 in the Waxhaws region between North Carolina and South Carolina. His parents were Andrew and Elizabeth Jackson who were Scottish and Irish immigrants who came to the United States in 1765. Jackson grew up in poverty in the wilderness with an erratic education a few years before the Revolutionary War reached the Carolinas. At age 13 Jackson joined the local militia and was a patriot courier. In 1781 Jackson received a permanent scar on his face and chest from a British Officer when he refused to polish a redcoats boots.