Andrew Carnegie and the Rise of Big Business Quiz

Harold C. Livesay
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

A new competitor, ________________ , decides a lavishly decorated "rolling palace" may have an edge, and by 1867 he has forty-eight in service. (from The Master Moneyman: A Fortune in Paper)

2.

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)

3.

The partners want Frick to exercise power without Carnegie. Why? (from Triumph and Tragedy)

4.

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

5.

Coleman wants to raise the price of oil by doing what? (from The Apprentice Financier)

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