Trusts, Monopolies and failed Regulation


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Lesson Snapshot:

America’s second Industrial Revolution allowed new industrialists to dominate businesses…

  • Andrew Carnegie – Iron and Steel
  • William Vanderbilt – Railroads
  • John D Rockefeller – Standard Oil (90% of US Oil)
  • J. P. Morgan – BankingThey all provoked controversy in their own lifetimes… they are often described as robber barons…
    They all ruthlessly exploited their workers and drove competitors to ruin with no regret.

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