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Andrew Carnegie and the impact on America

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Shelby Pflugh

on 15 November 2013

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Transcript of Andrew Carnegie and the impact on America

Shelby Pflugh
Dunfermline, Scotland
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Hired to oversee and build a bridge.
Knew that it would be impossible without a good structure.
Used tons of steel
Carnegie Steel was in business!
St. Louis Bridge, Mississippi
Carnegie Steel Company
Steel and the American People
Provided:
the tools to modernize America
jobs with benefits
economic growth
Small cities became populated
Carnegie donated over 90% of his fortune to fund public facilities
Libraries
Museums
Carnegie Hall
Carnegie Science Center
CMU
Hero Fund Commission
http://www.history.com/shows/men-who-built-america/videos/the-men-who-built-america-andrew-carnegie?m=5189719baf036&s=All&f=1&free=false
St. Louis Bridge made Carnegie Steel a high demand product
Carnegie Steel was used for:
railroads
very import for transportation!
steel structures and beams
Navy armor plates
This allowed cities to expand vertically
no more 2 story buildings-skyscrapers!
first skyscraper was in Chicago
Home Insurance Company Building
over 100,000 buildings were built after the skyscraper
Andrew Carnegie and the impact on America
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