Who Is Andrew Carnegie A Captain Of Industry

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Andrew Carnegie wa a scottish immigrant who came to the United States at age 9. Carnegie was a messenger boy and worked as a bobbin boy in a factory. Andrew also worked as the assistant to Thomas Scott, one of the railroads top officials. He buys a company and builds a sleeping car on a train. Andrew earned most of his fortune in the steel industry. In the 1870s, he founded the Carnegie steel company a ste which cemented his name as one of the “Captains of Industry.” By the 1890s the company was the largest and most profitable Industrial enterprise in the world. The homestead strike was in Homestead, Pennsylvania, pitted one of the most powerful new corporations, Carnegie steel company, against the nation's strongest trade union. Henry Clay
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