November 25

Andrew Carnegie, industrialist and philanthropist, is born

November 25, 1835

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  • The Industrial Age in America: Robber Barons and Captains of Industry
    Lesson Plan / History & Social Studies
    The Industrial Age in America: Robber Barons and Captains of Industry

    How shall we judge the contributions to American society of the great financiers and industrialists at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries? In this lesson, students explore a variety of primary historical sources to uncover some of the less honorable deeds as well as the shrewd business moves and highly charitable acts of the great industrialists and financiers, men such as Andrew Carnegie, J. Pierpont Morgan, John D. Rockefeller, and Cornelius Vanderbilt.

Temperance advocate Carry Nation born

November 25, 1846