How Did The Robber Barons Move To Success

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The Robber Barons’ Climb to Success The Robber Barons came out of the 1850’s when the people of America were torn on what values their country ought to entertain. With the Civil War on the brink of erupting the country became divided over what their future should be. A few select men took advantage of this time of ambiguity and confusion to make a profit. The industrial revolution was picking up steam, and these men mastered novel business tactics to triumph. The systems that had kept people in poverty were beginning to deteriorate: those born poor could now achieve wealth using hard work, skill and dedication. The business men of the gilded age devoted themselves to their industry as if it were their religion, routinely living a life strongly

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