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APPARTS: Weaver Attacks the Trusts (1892) Author – The creator of this source is James B. Weaver who was a Populist presidential candidate. His point of view is that of monetary concern. He expresses his concerns of the monopolies. Place and Time – this source was produced in 1892 and it was produced in America and contains an indictment of the rise of the Corporate. Prior Knowledge – As a presidential candidate, Weaver, he stumped the entire country, calling for a "free and fair ballot" in the South and civil rights for black Americans. Weaver continued to advocate “soft-money” views. Audience – His intended audience are those in the free-market economy and business. This does affect the reliability of this source as it only appeals to those intended audience and is therefore not universal in its claims. Reason – This source offered a cogent indictment of the rise of the Corporate State in place of the recently dismantled Slave State in America The Main Idea – This source basically summarizes how and when monopolies are organized they destroy competition and restrain trade. Significance – The significance of this source basically spells out the un-democratic origins and nature of corporations in America. APPARTS: Andrew Carnegie’s Gospel of Wealth Author – The author of this source is Andrew Carnegie. His point of view in his Gospel of wealth is that of humility and the obligations the wealthy have towards the poor. Place and Time – this source was produced in 1889 in united states and shows his attempt
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2011 for the course HIST 2312 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at HCCS.

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