Essay about Analysis of the Film Century in the Sun

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A Century in the Sun

7 Terms from the film
1. Standard Oil: only company in the industry to guarantee a uniformed quality of kerosene. It became the most sought out product in the country, bringing in investor after investor. Standard Oil is the country’s first monopoly, Rockefeller was in charge.
2. Monopoly: a market structure in which one firm has complete control oversupply allowing to set a profit maximizing price. A market complete dominated by a single firm where it has complete control over total supply. They produce the unique product with no substitutes, the firm is a price maker and by changing supply the can charge what they want to maximize profit.
3. Harpers Weekly: was an American magazine that was for the emancipation and
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A Century in the Sun

7 Terms from the film
1. Standard Oil: only company in the industry to guarantee a uniformed quality of kerosene. It became the most sought out product in the country, bringing in investor after investor. Standard Oil is the country’s first monopoly, Rockefeller was in charge.
2. Monopoly: a market structure in which one firm has complete control oversupply allowing to set a profit maximizing price. A market complete dominated by a single firm where it has complete control over total supply. They produce the unique product with no substitutes, the firm is a price maker and by changing supply the can charge what they want to maximize profit.
3. Harpers Weekly: was an American magazine that was for the emancipation and black civil rights. It was published by Harper & Brothers in 1857 in New York.
4. Frontier: is a boundary that separates two countries.
5. Swamp and Overflow land Act: Florida offered lavish lands, so they acquired millions of acres of land from the federal government in 1850 which was swamp and overflow land act and that land was the be used for internal improvements
6. East Coast Railway: was the largest and most accessible harbor on Florida’s east coast all by Henry Flagler from September 1895.
7. Oversea Railroad: was built in Key West and is 128 miles long, it took 7 years to create and began to be constructed in 1905. It was available to passengers until 1935, when a hurricane destructed it.
7 Individuals from the film
1. John
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