Objects & Places from Andrew Carnegie and the Rise of Big Business

Harold C. Livesay
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Object Descriptions

American Dream - This is the characteristic American concept that states people can rise above humble beginnings by hard work, honesty and thrift to reach a position of power and influence in America.

Dunfermline - This is the Carnegie family's hometown in Scotland. The town is once known as the most radical in the kingdom as a result of its Chartists.

Coal-fired Steam Boiler - This is an invention that produces energy by machine that takes over factory production independent from windmills and waterwheels.

Industrial Revolution - This term refers to the period when machines begin taking over production with energy from coal-fired steam boilers independent from windmills and waterwheels.

Machine Production - This is the term that refers to production take-over by energy from coal-fired steam boilers independent of windmills and waterwheels.

Pittsburgh - This is the city that straddles the east-west route, where the Monongahela...

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