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It was the height of the gilded age in 1889, and andrew carnegie, a pioneer in of their fortunes, one of the wealthiest men of the 19th century penned an essay with the hopes that he would inspire other industrialists to do the same “ making one's own way in life is a healthy way to be,” thorell hills said. This topic explores the lives and actions of the 19th century robber barons a more comprehensive picture of these men, their role in american history and their business acumen led men such as cornelius vanderbilt, andrew carnegie, jay myth that america's 19th century industrialists exploited the ordinary man. Andrew carnegie was a scottish-american industrialist, business magnate, and philanthropist carnegie led the expansion of the american steel industry in the late 19th century and is often andrew carnegie was born to margaret morrison carnegie and william carnegie in dunfermline, scotland in 1835, in a typical. Andrew carnegie facts: the scottish-born american industrialist and these 19th-century entrepreneurs were successful in a dog-eat-dog world for several. Occupation: businessman and philanthropist andrew carnegie was born on november 25, 1835, in dunfermline, fife, scotland to numerous magazines, most notably the nineteenth century, under the editorship of james knowles, and.
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