How Is John D Rockefeller A Captain Of Industry

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During the gilded age, America's economy was growing at a fast rate making plenty millionaires. New industries and businesses were formed during this age like steel and coal. Thus made people like Rockefeller, Vanderbilt, and Carnegie rich. But becoming the owner of an industry was actually a pretty easy life but made the lives of the poor harder with long work hours and low wages. This made the common poor people upset and their control of where they live. John D. Rockefeller was an oilman owner and captain of industry who wanted the economy to grow. Making the common people more rich and to improve the economy. Cornelius Vanderbilt was known as the captain of industry because he invested the time and effort to grow the economy. Andrew

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