Gospel of Success cont�d

Gospel of Success cont�d - GospelofSuccesscontd 18:21

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Gospel of Success cont’d 18:21 Perplexities of praying to the same gGOd God’s will will decide fate of civil war Richard Hofsteader—age of cynicism, gilded age 1876,  celebratory Henry Ward Beecher- Questions quality of America 100 years later therefore even better actually pospperity at hand for nearly  anybody who wants it Max Vaper- The Protestant Ethic—Work as a good in itself Gospel of Success (Puritan style) James Garfield—Symbolize rise to success (much like Lincoln) lecturer  (elements of success those who fail, deserve to fail Edward Bach—Ladies journal, man’s salary represented ability be honest, be  cautious Russell Conwell—got rich by telling people how to et rich 2 nd  wife was wealthy  founded Temple U. “Acres of Diamonds” Horatio Algier—Luck plays a role in success, critical of irresponsible rich CHARACTER Abstinence, deferral of compliments Production, not consumption Self-mastery, restrain your pasisions Men behave badly Gospel for Men only/Cult of true womanhood Equality sepearting factories
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Women: TEMPERANCE “Haven in the heartless world” Booker T. Washington New South Creed—creation of industrials capitolist south Had to prove itself in order to succeed Break the southern ethic o Needs systematic hard work Woodrow Wilson Henry Grady—the atlantic constitution White southerners must change their ways, gentile loafer must get rid of it New South Doctrine—Hate goes down, economy goes up Industrialization—from 4 th 1 st  industrial niation Need factories and people o Immigrants Men behave badly  What s gospel is correct!? The wealthiest were educated, naïve “From Rags to Riches” Thomas Edison—“Wizard of Menlo Park” died 1931 Patents of 1093 invetions, finded many companies, ie GE ticker, telegraph, PHONOGRAPH, incandescent light bulb
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Integrating forward from Edison Integrating forward from Edison o Edison v. George Westinghouse battle of DC/AC  Westinghouse seems better Edison has trouble o o Not just a wizard, but a PR guy/businessman Andrew Carnegie—1835 (Scotland) Moves to Pitt, father works in weaving factory Learns how to use telegraph, accounting Gets attn of Tom Scott (in charge of PA RR) 1865, takes over making 2400/yr 1872, steel manufacterer o integrating backward to raw material 1900, $40 million profit o sells to JP Morgan  Us Steel 1886- Carnegie wrote triumph of democracy…GOLDEN age, not gilded age 1889-“wealth” inspired by Herbert spencer
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