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Cornelius Vanderbilt

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Cornelius Vanderbilt (May 27, 1794 – January 4, 1877), also known informally as "Commodore ... At the age of 16, Vanderbilt decided to start his own ferry service. .... investment to buil...

How did Cornelius Vanderbilt treat his employees? | Reference.com

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Cornelius Vanderbilt apparently treated his employees badly, offering them very low wages and poor working conditions. Vanderbilt was perceived by his ...

The Misunderstood Robber Baron: On Cornelius Vanderbilt | The ...

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Nov 11, 2009 ... DOUG CHAYKA Cornelius Vanderbilt died in January 1877. ... Nothing, that is, except the desperate circumstances of the railroad workers–who for paltry wages risked ... A few years after his death, Vanderbilt was lionized by his first ... If these men did things that today might strike us as unscrupulous, so too ...

Cornelius Vanderbilt - Business Leader, Philanthropist - Biography ...

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Mar 5, 2016 ... Visit Biography.com and learn more about Cornelius Vanderbilt, railroad ... He had accumulated the largest fortune in the U.S. at the time of his ...

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Vanderbilt's Treatment of Workers During 1873, Vanderbilt began construction of Grand Central Terminal in NYC to help thousands of people unemployed find a ...

Cornelius Vanderbilt - New Netherland Institute

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Upon his death in 1877, at age 82, Cornelius Vanderbilt, also known as Commodore ... Jan Aertsen who came to New Netherland as an indentured worker in 1650, at the time of ... In the 1850s he did two possibly foolish things. .... Dutch Treat.

Robber Barons or Captains of Industry? | The Gilder Lehrman ...

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Though Raymond never used the exact phrase “robber baron,” his editorial is ... So how did the definition of “robber baron” change from Raymond's to our own? ... The life of Cornelius Vanderbilt offers a convenient guide to both the impact of .... in terms of numbers of employees, volume of business, capital requirements, ...

The First Tycoon - The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt

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May 7, 2009 ... A biography of Cornelius Vanderbilt, the quintessential “robber baron,” a man ... Cornelius Vanderbilt spent little of his long life fretting over his image. ... former partners and have the police break up strikes by their workers. ... and sons and treated them to some of the most lavish weddings in the land.

How did Andrew Carnegie treat his workers? - Jiskha Homework Help

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Nov 1, 2012 ... He treated them very bad. ... Andrew Carnegie treating his workers? ... john d. rockefeller, cornelius vanderbilt... history - He organized a labor ...

Andrew Carnegie treating his workers?????? - Jiskha Homework Help

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Andrew Carnegie How did he treat his (its) workers He exploited them, he did ... between j.p. morgan, john d. rockefeller, cornelius vanderbilt, and andrew ...

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How did Jay Gould treat his workers? | Reference.com

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Mistreating his workers by paying them poverty-level wages was not Jay ... when he successfully wrested control of the Erie Railroad from Cornelius Vanderbilt.

Cornelius Vanderbilt - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

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Did You Know? During the U.S. Civil War, Cornelius Vanderbilt donated his largest and fastest steamship, named the Vanderbilt and built for around $1 million, ...

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By 1884, the year McCormick died, his place covered twelve acres, and ... Some owners of these huge, rich companies treated workers as if they were ... Sometimes they hired police to break a strike, as Andrew Carnegie did when workers struck at his steel mills. ... Cornelius Vanderbilt See It Now - Cornelius Vanderbilt ...