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big business

  1. 1. The Rise of Big Business<br />By: Patrick Schaffer<br />
  2. 2. What is a Robber Baron<br />A Robber Baron is a powerful 19th century United States business man and banker.<br />
  3. 3. Andrew Carnegie<br />He built the Carnegie Steel Company in Pittsburg Pennsylvania.<br />He was a Scottish-American industrialist, business man, entrepreneur, and a major philanthropist.<br />He was often known as the 2nd richest man in history. <br />
  4. 4. John D. Rockefeller<br />He founded the Standard Oil Company<br />His foundations pioneered the development of Medical Research.<br />He is regarded the richest man in history.<br />
  5. 5. Cornelius Vanderbilt<br />He built his wealth in shipping and railroads.<br />He is known as one of the richest men in American History.<br />American Entrepreneur.<br />
  6. 6. George Westinghouse<br />He invented the railroad air brake.<br />He was an American entrepreneur and engineer.<br />He was inducted into the Junior Achievement U.S. Business Hall of Fame in 1980. <br />
  7. 7. George Pullman<br />He invented the Pullman Sleeping Car.<br />He was an American inventor and industrialist.<br />He dropped out of School at age 14.<br />
  8. 8. J.P. Morgan<br />American financer, banker, and art collector.<br />Created J.P Morgan and Company<br />Created Chase the credit card.<br />

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