HIST 405 Topic 5 DQ 1 (SOLVED)

HIST 405 Topic 5 DQ 1 (SOLVED)

America and the Industrial Revolution

Describe the basic industries of America’s Industrial Revolution and explain what made the men who controlled them so successful. Select one industry to argue your point (such as the petroleum industry). Were the men who dominated this industry “robber barons,” as some suggested, or simply good businessmen? Explain your answer.