Month: November 2009

Building a Steel Empire: The Story of J.P. Morgan

Morgan?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s early years J. P. Morgan was born in Hartford, Connecticut, and he preferred to be known as Pierpont. Pierpont went through school studying varied disciplines due to his father?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s desires. In 1848, Pierpont attended Hartford Public School, and then transferred to the Episcopal Academy where he boarded with the principal. In 1851, he passed

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Andrew Carnegie: America?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s First Steel Tycoon

Carnegie?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s early years Andrew Carnegie first set foot on American soil when he was thirteen years of age. He was just one of a multitude of Scottish immigrants who dreamed the first American dream. The one where you go from rags to riches by your own hard work, ability to save money at every turn

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History of American Steel

The Birth of American Steel The first big need for steel was within the railroad system. Steel was extremely important and influential during the U. S. industrialization period based in the second part of the 19th century. The Bessemer process was instrumental in the development of the steel industry. Andrew Carnegie and his hand picked

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