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    Andrew Carnegie Rhetoric

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    Andrew Carnegie rose from a bobbin boy in a textile factory to become one of the richest men in America. In the late 19th century, Andrew Carnegie was known as one of the wealthiest Scottish American industrialist who basically ran the American steel industry in the late 19th century. Some people believe that Andrew Carnegie was a philanthropist automatically means he’s a Captain of Industry. However Andrew Carnegie was a robber baron, and was wealthy for that exact reason. In such manner, Andrew

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    Andrew Carnegie A Hero

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    Angel Gomez Mr. Plata US History: Period 7 22 October 2017 Andrew Carnegie A Hero Andrew Carnegie once the richest man in the world, a hero in my eyes. Andrew Carnegie was born in Scotland in November 25, 1835. Andrew Carnegie Spent his childhood living in a attic from 1835-1848 (Doc A). Andrew Carnegie was poor in his childhood, Andrew Carnegie is a great example for rags to riches. Is Andrew Carnegie a hero in your eyes? A hero consist of these traits, integrity, Courage, intelligence, concern

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    Andrew Carnegie Andrew Carnegie was born in Dumferline, Scotland, in November of 1935. His parents were Will and Margaret Carnegie. He also had a brother, Tom. The main income for the geographic location where he grew up was weaving linen. The people who engaged in this type of employment considered this an art since it had relatively unchanged since medieval times. Andrew's father was one of those craftsmen. Since there had been so little change in this type of work, they were really caught

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    build with, the price of steel only began to drop after Andrew Carnegie created his steel business. Andrew Carnegie helped strengthen the American economy turning it into a world power by learning from his poverty when he was younger, starting his steel business which provided the world an important resource for the development of industry, taking advantage of workers to maximize profit, and devoting his later life to philanthropy. Carnegie was very poor during his childhood, and this will cause

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    Andrew Carnegie’s Contributions to Society Andrew Carnegie’s gifting the means for better education to the public started advancing American society. The libraries he funded helped the common man get educated, which in turn, helped society get more knowledgeable. The charitable trusts that he created sought to better many aspects in education. The institutes and colleges that he founded and granted money to were scientific research-based, which also helped to progress American society. Through

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    Scotland, a distinguished citizen of the United States, and a philanthropist devoted to the betterment of the world around him, Andrew Carnegie became famous at the turn of the twentieth century and became a real life rags to riches story. Born in Dunfermline, Scotland, on November 25, 1835, Andrew Carnegie entered the world in poverty. The son of a hand weaver, Carnegie received his only formal education during the short time between his birth and his move to the United States. When steam machinery

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    Is Andrew Carnegie a hero? In my opinion a hero is someone who cares for others, has courage, and who is intelligent. Andrew Carnegie did not care for anyone but his self, and how much money he made. The working conditions in his steel mills was horrific. Sometimes the workers would go to work not knowing if they would leave that day: dead or alive. He did not do anything to improve the conditions and workers went on strike. The pay wage for three quarters of the workers was not very high, compared

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    In his article “Wealth”, Andrew Carnegie argues for the wealth to give back their wealth to the community by providing “public institutions of various kinds … [to] improve the general condition of the people” (Foner 30). Carnegie uses this article to promote his Gospel of Wealth idea and provide his interpretation of the changing America. Carnegie’s Gospel of Wealth stated that “those who accumulated money had an obligation to use it to promote the advancement of society” (Foner 28). Carnegie’s articles

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    Andrew Carnegie Essay

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    The richest man in the world, in his time, was Andrew Carnegie. His story of success was truly one of rags to riches. After coming to the U.S. from Scotland as part of a working-class family, he moved from job to job, eventually becoming more influential and gaining a large sum of money. Soon he was using his wealth to contribute to many public services, such as libraries and schools. Andrew Carnegie's life and actions have left a long-standing legacy and have contributed greatly to the American

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    Industrialist Andrew Carnegie was born in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland in November of 1835 to a family of handloom weavers, a group hit remarkably hard by the mechanization of the textile industry. Abandoning the minimal expectations and the now almost invaluable job of weaving in the Scottish industrial cities, Carnegie's family emigrated to the United States in 1848. After years of work and experience in the expansion of the steel industry, Carnegie obtained a general logic of arguments about labor

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