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American Tycoons

Lewis K. Parker

American Tycoons

High/Low Books for Grades 3-6; Reading Level, Early 3rd Grade

by Lewis K. Parker

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Published by PowerKids Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11428984M
ISBN 100823972909
ISBN 109780823972906

The modern American economy was the creation of four men: Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, Jay Gould, and J. P. Morgan. They were the giants of the Gilded Age, a moment of riotous growth that established America as the richest, most inventive, and most productive country on the planet. The Tycoons I was disappointed by this book by. Railroad tycoons were the early industrial pioneers amassing or overseeing construction of many large railroads through the early 20th century. These men, names like James Hill, Jay and George Gould, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Edward Harriman, and Collis P. Huntington are largely responsible for building much of the country's network.

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`The Tycoons' is a look at the life of four American giants of industry and the effect they have had on the American economy. It looks at Carnegie (Steel), Gould (Railways), Rockefeller (Oil) and Morgan (Banking), all key components of society and economy in the years after the civil by:   Book Overview This volume examines the lives and accomplishments of ten of America's wealthiest entrepreneurs.

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I learned so much about financing, railroads, steel, and manufacturing/5(82). Product details Paperback: pages Publisher: Independently published (Septem ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: 5 x x 8 inches Shipping Weight: ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: out of 5 stars 18 /5(16).

Describes the lives of ten very different business people spanning America's history from the Civil War to the Computer Age, including Cornelius Vanderbilt, Bill Gates, Henry Ford, Louis Burton Mayer, and Madame C.J.

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It takes every ounce of courage to put my pride aside and ask for his help. I didn’t expect him to offer it easily. And he doesn’t. A completely self made man, Carnegie was born in poverty in Dunfermline and emigrated to the United States as a child.

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Morris. “Makes a reader feel like a time traveler plopped down among men who were by turns vicious and visionary.”—The Christian Science MonitorThe modern American economy Free shipping over $ The word tycoon derives from the Japanese word taikun (大君), which means "great lord", used as a title for the shōgun.

The word entered the English language in with the return of Commodore Perry to the United States. U.S. President Abraham Lincoln was humorously referred to as the Tycoon by his aides John Nicolay and John Hay.

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Morris's new book, "The Tycoons," it takes about years for maligned monopolists and "robber barons". Titan is the first full-length biography based on unrestricted access to Rockefeller’s exceptionally rich trove of papers.

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Morris is the author of eight previous books, including American Catholic and Money, Greed, and Risk. He is a lawyer and former banker, and was most recently president of a financial services software company.Business Tycoons Books Showing of The Italian's Inexperienced Mistress (Mass Market Paperback) by.

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