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Andrew Carnegie (November 25, 1835–August 11, 1919) was a Scottish-American businessman and major philanthropist.
Young Carnegie started work at an early age as a bobbin boy in a cotton mill, and a few years later was engaged as a telegraph clerk and operator with the Atlantic and Ohio Company.
Carnegie was one of over 50 wealthy members of the South Fork Fishing and Hunting Club, which operated an exclusive and secretive retreat at a mountain lake near South Fork, Pennsylvania.
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Andrew Carnegie (November 25, 1835-August 11, 1919) rose from poverty to become an industrial magnate, as well as a prolific and influential writer.
Carnegie's competitive zeal and unwillingness to collude irked his competitors, as did his moves around 1900 to expand into producing steel goods in hoop, rod, wire and nail mills.
Carnegie's general thesis was that America's democratic institutions and the economic and social freedoms they encouraged were responsible for her ascendance over monarchical Europe.
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Andrew Carnegie was born on November 25, 1835, in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland.
Carnegie was on the foot plate of the locomotive that pulled the first brigade of Union troops to reach Washington.
Andrew Carnegie's criticism of British society did not point to a dislike of the country of his birth; on the contrary, one of Carnegie's ambitions was to act as a catalyst for a close association between the English speaking peoples.
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Carnegie was a social darwinist who wrote The Gospel of Wealth, in which he stated his belief that the rich should use his or her wealth to help enrich society, rather than wasting it on those who do not have wealth.
Carnegie was destined to become the richest man in the world as the head of the American steel industry.
He owned Carnegie Hall in New York City from its construction in 1890 until his widow sold it in 1924.
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Andrew Carnegie (November 25, 1835 - August 11, 1919) was an American businessman and philanthropist of Scottish birth.
Early in life, Carnegie worked for meager pay as a bobbin boy in a textile factory.
For example, the Carnegie Institute of Technology was founded in Washington, DC with a $10 million gift from Carnegie on January 28, 1902.
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 Andrew Carnegie
Carnegie could serve as as great a personal tribute to the great Founder of Libraries, the earnest Champion of Peace and the resolute Captain of Industry as presenting his own words online--available electronically and immediately to the whole world through the World Wide Web.
Andrew Carnegie was convinced of and committed to the notion that education was life's key.
Andrew Carnegie lived through the industrialization of America and was one of the leading actors in that drama.
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 History of Andrew Carnegie
Carnegie, Pennsylvania, upon the dedication of the Andrew Carnegie Free Library: April 22, 1902.
Andrew Carnegie created the Union Railroad in 1894, "...to prevent any single railroad from having a monopoly on the traffic moving in and out of his steel plants," according to Richard C. Borkowski, Jr.
The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, or The Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh/Carnegie Institute.
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