Andrew Carnegie: The Influential Self-Made Man

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Camryn Kaenzig Mr. Tobiasen Honors US History II 16 February 2016 Andrew Carnegie: The Influential Self-Made Man Andrew Carnegie, born on November 25th, 1835, was a famous industrialist and philanthropist: arguably one of the best known. The “Captain of Industry” had little education growing up, believe it or not. However, education and putting one’s life into books was very important to the Carnegie family and was forced upon Andrew Carnegie growing up. This Scottish-American was a self-made man who was influential no matter what he accomplished. He went from being a factory worker to a factory owner demonstrating the American way of going from rags to riches, also. Carnegie is known to be one of the most impactful people of his time
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