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popjoe2 on December 12, 2011
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|robber baron||an American capitalist who acquired a fortune in the late nineteenth century by ruthless means.|
(trademark) a child's plastic construction set for making mechanical models
|philanthropist||someone who makes charitable donations intended to increase human well-being|
|homestead strike||Strike at Andrew Carnegie's steel plant in which Pinkerton detectives clashed with steel workers|
|gilded age||1870s - 1890s; time period looked good on the outside, despite the corrupt politics & growing gap between the rich & poor|
|rockefeller||United States industrialist who made a fortune in the oil business and gave half of it away (1839-1937)|
|carnegie||United States industrialist and philanthropist who endowed education and public libraries and research trusts (1835-1919)|
|vanderbilt||United States financier who accumulated great wealth from railroad and shipping businesses (1794-1877)|
|come||come to pass|
|oil||An organic fluid formed by the diagenesis of buried organic material that migrates into reservoirs in porous crustal rocks.|
|republican||having the supreme power lying in the body of citizens entitled to vote for officers and representatives responsible to them or characteristic of such government|
|hat||headdress that protects the head from bad weather|
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