Excerpt from Random Reminiscences of Men and Events
By John D. Rockefeller
Published in 1909
John D. Rockefeller (1839-1937) was the founder and driving force behind the Standard ...
Arguments have raged over Standard Oil and its business practices since its prime in the 1870's and 1880's. Was it a monopoly? Did it severely impede fair competition? If it was a monopoly, did it...