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Big Business 2 Big Business Introduction I chose to use John Rockefeller for my report on big business. I feel that John Rockefeller made changes in big business that still affect us today. Of the three people we could have used, John Rockefeller was, in my opinion, the best. Biography John Rockefeller was born in Richford, New York, July 18, 1839 and died May 23, 1937 in Ormond, Florida; he was the second of six children. His father owned farm property and dealt in trade goods. The Rockefeller family lived in Oswego, New York and then moved to Cleveland, Ohio. While living in Ohio he graduated from high school and went on to excel in mathematics. When Rockefeller graduated high school he attended a commercial college for three months and at the age of sixteen got his first job as a produce clerk. When John turned nineteen he started his first company with Clark, a young Englishman. While Clark did most of the field work, Rockefeller worked with the administration portion of the business. The firm was able to prosper through the Civil War. During the Pennsylvania oil strike and
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