November 10th - November 10th Rebecca Lukans took over...

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November 10 th Rebecca Lukans took over Steel Mill in 1829 Foremost woman industrialist Lukens' steel mill produced for WTC, St. Louis arch, 1 st nuclear sub Coal processing techniques (touched on lightly) Bessemer Process Open Hearth PA leads US steel production for a long time PA producing 60% steel production in early 1900s Andrew Carnegie famous for steel empire Born in Scotland Worked menial jobs during early life Well known philanthropist after earning great fortunes Believed in efficiency in business `Became symbol of a great industrialist Gave money to libraries, school, universities Carnegie Steel Rented out boarding houses to workers Workers worked 6 day weeks, long hours Frick controls company when Carnegie is vacationing Homestead Strike Famous worker uprising Homestead plant built in 1881 Frick left in control of company when Carnegie vacationed Pinkertons came down river towards strike, to break it up Pinkertons were shot at by strikers Militia ends up being called up to bring down strike
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This note was uploaded on 12/08/2008 for the course HIST 012 taught by Professor Pencak,williaman during the Fall '08 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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