Pros And Cons Of J. P. Morgan Captain Of Industry

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J.P. Morgan was a captain of industry who was very effective with his ways of getting to wealth. For example, one of his methods was creating monopolies. This was effective because, as the text states, “he had transformed an economy of competing, independent manufacturers into an elite set of unconquerable monopolies”. That means that he had taken a bunch of competing businesses and turned them into monopolies, or when a cowpony controls all or nearly all of the business in an industry. He was a leader of business because he controlled so many companies that he controlled Andrew Carnegie’s steel company, Edison’s electric company, and his own banking company, the House of Morgan(A.K.A Chase bank). Morgan was so superior that he controlled seventy
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