financer, shipping business
financer, control of erie canal, caused financial panic when attempt to corner gold market
j. pierpont morgan
first billion dollar corporation
inherited railroad empire and doubled it
endowed education, public libraries, research trusts
john d. rockefeller
standard oil company
wealth of nation, lassiez faire
applied theory of natural selection to people
acres of diamonds
samuel f. b. morse
alexander graham bell
thomas a. edison
lightbult, phonograph, and others
inventor and manufacturer
author of adventure stories
argues that laws of supple and demand should operate in a free market; iron law of wages
leader of knights labor
american federation of labor
frederick law olmstead
designed first suburb
progress and poverty
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