Robber Barons During The Gilded Age

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During the late 1800s there was a time period called the “Gilded Age”. The Gilded Age is a time period the economy was struggling along with the people of the era. Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, and Thomas Edison were some examples of successful business owners and Robber Barons of that time. Robber Barons were the people who stole money from the public along with natural resources such as soil, land, etc. These men were supposed to be great leaders, but instead they enforce horrible working conditions.Therefore, late 19th century consisted of many thieving “Robber Barons” who continually took advantage of defenseless immigrants struggling to make a mean of living in America.

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