Essay Topics/Writing Assignments
These 20 essay questions can be used as essay questions on a test, or as stand-alone essay topics for a take-home or in-class writing assignment. Students should have a full understanding of the text in order to answer these questions. They ask for a thorough analysis of the text.
1. Chernow divides the history of the House of Morgan into three parts. What are these three parts? Briefly discuss each. Include such factors as approximate dates, significant events in the financial world, significant historical events, important people, the Morgan firms, Morgan leaders, etc.
2. Discuss the golden age for the House of Morgan. Why was this called the golden age?
3. In today's world would it be possible for any one firm to be as preeminent as the House of Morgan during its "golden age"? Discuss why or why not.
4. Discuss the...
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