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History Of Captains Of Industry: George Eastman, J. P. Morgan

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George Eastman, J.P. Morgan, and Andrew Carnegie were Captains of Industry. They were all Captains of Industry because they were all leaders in their own industry. George Eastman was the leader of the film industry. Eastman created the well known Eastman Kodak film company. Eastman developed film and a small, affordable camera that the average person could afford. It was $25 and $10 to make. J.P. Morgan was the leader of the banking industry. J.P. Morgan created the world’s first billion dollar corporation: U.S. Steel. He also financially rescued the government twice. Morgan loaned the government over $60 million. Morgan also owned 1/6th of U.S. railroads. He donated to bankrupt railroads in order to save them. Andrew Carnegie was the leader
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