John D. Rockefeller's Impact On The United States

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“I don’t want a nation of thinkers. I want a nation of workers.” said John D. Rockefeller. Known as a cut throat businessman and the richest man of America, Rockefeller was head of several oil refiners. He was often referred to as one of the “men who built America”, creating the first true multinational corporation and having one of the most profound social and economic impact on America. Rockefeller affected the United States in ways a man could not possibly dream of. However, he was a ruthless businessman and treated his employees with no respect. Ultimately, Rockefeller was a villain to people in his time period, but a hero to America in the long run. On July 8 of 1839, John Davison Rockefeller was born. Rockefeller was born into a poor
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