ROCKEFELLER, JOHN D.
Life & career of founder of Standard Oil. Childhood, business dealings, rivalries, labor relations, anti-trust laws.
The historical epoch between the Civil War and World War I are examined to see how big business took control of the United States, with a handful of men controlling the economic destinies of millions of people. Examines the causes of the business growth including raw materials, a big labor pool, capital from the Civil war, a class of entrepreneurs, andsignificant inventions took place at this time.
This paper looks at the changes in the social, political and intellectual ideologies of American culture as a result of the Civil War. It looks at what happened in the South, and how the people responded to reconstruction.
African-American Education in Mississippi
Describes the history of library and educational services to African-Americans in Mississippi. Historical denial of free education and library access to African Americans. Jim Crow laws. Lawsuits. Civil Rights Act of 1964.
An account of ways in which taxpayer-funded private-sector business operations have been pursued in the US and why it is so difficult to find a coherent viewpoint on the issue in the odern era.
Railroads: A Historical Perspective
Examines how the coming of the railroads changed the Industrial Revolution as it allowed the Industrial Revolution to maintain its momentum, and how railroads changed because of the Industrial Revolution
Social, economic & political aspects, origins, ideology, leadership, platform & effects of late 19th/early 20th Cent. reform movement.