Watch the History Channel's 8-part series, "The Men Who Built America" to learn more about Cornelius Vanderbilt, Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, J.P. Morgan, and Henry Ford and how their industrial innovations and business empires revolutionized modern society. It is available on the History Channel's website here or via YouTube here.
As you watch, record information detailing the business practices that made the men either "Captains of Industry" or "Robber Barons".Be prepared to defend your choice in both a class discussion and a writing assignment.
History, although sometimes made up of the few acts of the great, is more often shaped by the many acts of the small.
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