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United States financier who accumulated great wealth from railroad and shipping businesses (1794-1877)
John D. Rockerfeller
often referred to as the richest person in history, this man founded Standard Oil and became a philanthropist who contributed to many worthy projects including but not limited to medicine, scientific research and education.
United States labor leader (born in England) who was president of the American Federation of Labor from 1886 to 1924 (1850-1924)
acquiring control of all the steps required to change raw materials into finished product
an association formed by farmers in the last 1800s to make life better for farmers by sharing information about crops, prices, and supplies
powerful and wealthy 19th century steel corporation founded by Andrew Carnagie and JP morgan
Term that identified southern promoters' belief in the technologically advanced industrial South
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