Final Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Carnegie's methods in steel concentrate what?
2. Americans in the North have how many years of peace and prosperity as they begin to exploit American markets?
3. In __________, Carnegie has the most modern operation.
4. Phipps sees possible gains in other operations and encourages Carnegie to hire who?
5. Bank failures destroy personal savings, social safety nets are nonexistent and workers retreat to the family farm or where?
Andrew Carnegie emigrated from Scotland.
Part 1) When and why did he emigrate from Scotland? Describe his life upon arriving in the U.S. How did it compare to the lives of other immigrants?
Part 2) How did his family adjust to life in America? How did this affect Andrew? When did he get the opportunity for advancement? How was this a case of being in the right place at the right time?
Part 3) What might it be like to be an immigrant today? Might it be easier or harder to adjust to American life? Explain.
The "American dream" characterizes America.
Part 1) What is the "American dream?" How does it characterize America? How did this dream come to be? How did this dream affect immigration into the United States? How does it affect immigration into our country today?
Part 2) How was Andrew Carnegie affected by this dream? What role did this dream play in his rise in power and Carnegie's being the richest man in the world?
Part 3) How are you affected by the "American dream?" How do you see this "dream" in your own community and in the U.S. as a whole? Do you believe it is as strong as it was over one hundred years ago? Why or why not?
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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