Discover the Biographies of America’s Oil and Steel Founding Fathers, Andrew Carnegie, John D Rockefeller, and Henry Clay Frick, That Led to the Gilded Age!
Did you know there was a time in history when these business magnates and titans boasted of so much more wealth than the world has seen from even the top technology visionaries and innovators?
The tech giants like Bill Gates, Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg do not even remotely compare to the kind of wealth that John D Rockefeller and other founding fathers such as Andrew Carnegie and Henry Clay Frick possessed.
During America’s Gilded Age, which stretched for almost half a century (1870-1900), there was so much progress that was made in the United States that cannot be denied. The kind of Second Industrial Revolution that the country underwent due to the various figures of wealth and power was nothing short of an impressive economic growth. Especially during such a time of great expansion and fewer regulations, they had the power and means to create opportunities and jobs for so many people such as typewriters, cash registers or even mechanical reapers.