Andrew Carnegie and the Rise of Big Business Quiz

Harold C. Livesay
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

Phipps and Frick find a buyer in April 1899, who offers to buy Carnegie Steel and Frick Coke for $250 and $70 million respectively, which would pay Carnegie an acceptable $157 million with $57 million in cash. When Carnegie asks the name of the buyer, Phipps and Frick as agents claim what? (from The Climb Ends)

2.

Specialized merchants control flow of product at every step, which _____________________. (from The Master Builder: A Foundation of Iron)

3.

Carnegie suspects an unknown buyer and the need for time, so he demands $2 million cash as an option payment to do what? (from The Climb Ends)

4.

Carnegie's first installment on his one-eighth interest in Woodruff is $217.50 borrowed from the bank. The balance is paid by dividends in the venture's ________ year. (from The Apprentice Financier)

5.

The process takes longer than expected, but by 1868 production begins, and expansion is planned in what year? (from The Master Builder: A Foundation of Iron)

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