Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Pullman gives Carnegie enough Pennsylvania stock to collateralize a $600,000 loan?
2. What characterizes America?
3. Carnegie's first dividend check for ________ opens a whole new world of receiving cash from capital.
4. Scott leaves Carnegie in charge when he does what?
5. Business transactions at the time take place over what type of communication?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens when Carnegie is in Scotland?
2. What does Daniel McCallum offer those in management?
3. Describe the firm and the new mill.
4. How is Rockefeller involved in Carnegie's business?
5. How do family members and friends help immigrants? How is Carnegie's family helped?
6. Why do the Carnegies leave Scotland?
7. Who is Homestead? How does Carnegie deal with Homestead?
8. What work do the Carnegies find in America?
9. What are the benefits of the Cyclops and Union Mills merger?
10. What does Carnegie do in Europe?
Andrew escapes the coal and oil of textile mills.
Part 1) How does he escape? To where does he escape? How does he benefit from this? How do his experiences in these mills influence him?
Part 2) How important are his early careers to his life as a capitalist and then as entrepreneur? How does he use the knowledge he gains throughout his life in his career decisions? How does he benefit from doing this?
Part 3) How might your own work experiences influence you as an adult in the work force? What experiences have already occurred in your life that will be beneficial in the future?
A typical pattern in the 19th century is that a community builds up around a few pioneers who leave their homeland and then encourage friends and relatives to join them.
Part 1) How was this the case for the Carnegies? How did they benefit from this? How might this have affected communities in the U.S.?
Part 2) How would this affect one's ability to acclimate to the American culture? What might have been considered American culture at this time? Explain.
Part 3) How are these communities still seen today? Why do these ethnic communities still exist?
Frick shares Carnegie's vision and drive but lacks a sense of humor and is self-righteous.
Part 1) Describe Henry Frick. What is the relationship between Frick and Carnegie? How does this relationship develop? How are both men affected by this relationship?
Part 2) What are the benefits and detriments of Frick to the Carnegie Company? In the end, do you believe Frick was a benefit or a detriment to Carnegie? Why?
Part 3) How does Frick allow his power to go to his head? How does this affect the decisions he makes about the Carnegie Company? Describe someone you know who has allowed power to adversely affect him or her. How can this be avoided? What is required in one's personality to avoid this egotism?
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