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Man of Steel
Transcript of Man of Steel
Rockefeller vs Carnegie
"Man of Steel" Biography
By: Mirian L. Delgado
SOC 299 Technology and Society
Ms. Diane Threaddgill
June 27, 2013
Parents: William Carnegie
and Margaret Morrison Carnegie
Married: Louise Whitfield
Born: November 25, 1835
Death: August 11, 1919
Richest man in the world!
Carnegie and his mentor,
Mississippi River Bridge 1874
(made of steel)
Improve the use of steel
Competition: Vanderbilt, Morgan,
"Men of Steel"
After railroad job
Empire Steel (Carnegie Steel)
Decided to do a company
Tries to make cheap
End up with a lot of $$
Steel = Fordable = Safe
Manger: Henry Clay Frick
Violence battle: Workers vs Pinkertons (at least 10 dead men)
Sell Company with J.P. Morgan
$480 million (U.S Steel)
Last Competition with Rockefeller
Giving away $$
Carnegie lose (Rockefeller live longer than Carnegie)
1919: Andrew Carnegie die
Donated his money:
Thanks for your time!
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