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Robber baron or captain of industry(2)
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Robber baron or captain of industry(2)
Robber baron or captain of industry(2)
Robber baron or captain of industry(2)
Robber baron or captain of industry(2)
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Robber baron or captain of industry(2)

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  • 1. Robber Baron or Captain of Industry<br />
  • 2. Growth of a Nation<br />Growing in terms of population and size<br />Entrepreneurs and Industrialists seize the opportunity<br />How do businesses become a success??<br />
  • 3. Leaders Get a Name...<br />Robber Baron: business leaders who built their fortunes by stealing from the public and using sketchy business practices<br />Captain of Industry: business leaders who served their nation in a positive way<br />
  • 4. You Choose...<br />Fill out the chart as you read (with a partner)<br />Make sure to answer the opinion question below the chart:<br />Robber Baron or Captain of Industry<br />
  • 5. The Pyramid of Choices<br />Created jobs<br />Expanded the economy<br />Paid low wages<br />Bribed public officials<br />Drained country of natural resources<br />Increased the supply of products<br />Raised Americans’ standard of living<br />Ruthlessly drove competition out of business<br />Forced workers to work under harsh conditions<br />Gave $ away to establish libraries, museums, and universities<br />
  • 6. 21st Century Examples???<br />
  • 7. 21st Century Examples???<br />
  • 8. A little Help...<br />
  • 9. Overview<br />Summarize what we have learned today...<br />

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