Brielle_Glinton_-_Zinn_vs_History - APUSH Historical Analysis(Compare and Contrast Gilded Age Points of View The Men Who Built America Episode#1 \u25cf

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APUSH Historical Analysis (Compare and Contrast) Gilded Age Points of View The Men Who Built America Howard Zinn— Robber Barons and Rebels Episode #1 Vanderbuilt nickname became the commodore. he believed in transportation and infrastructure even though the government wasn’t providing it. Vanderbilt became the richest man after the war because he invested a lot of his money in other businesses. Vanderbilt chose george but he died and then he chose william Vanderbilt started war and he did this by blocking off railroads and stopping trade between the continents Vanderbilt takes control of the rival railroad creating the largest railroad company. Vanderbilt brought three railroads together building the Grand Central Depot covering 20 acres and is the biggest railroad station in the country. 40% of the railroads is owned by him. Vanderbilt needed to control the erie line to be greater. Jay goud and Jim Fisk represent new america that Vanderbilt wants to create, ruthless and plot on vanderbilt and his plan to buy the erie line. Printed new stock that keeps selling to Vanderbilt but keeps printing the stocks to get vanderbilts money but Vanderbit never The gospel of wealth As people became wealthier the way civilization was changed Thinks that the change is a good thing for people The poor population went down because of the job opportunities and was able to afford things that they couldn’t before. Necessities changed (luxuries were included in necessities) Three modes in surplus wealth can be disposed of Left to family descendants Bequeathed for public purposes Administered during their lives by its possessors Wealthy people felt as if they had duties to tend to Showing modesty, provide
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