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Governing The Trusts & The Gospel of Wealth. Sen. John Sherman. 1. Senator from OH 2. Brother of famed Civil War General, William T. Sherman. 3. Supported legislation that would penalize the Trusts/monopolies for “restraint of trade” 4. Bill named after him in his honor.

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Governing the trusts the gospel of wealth

Governing The Trusts & The Gospel of Wealth


Sen john sherman

Sen. John Sherman

  • 1. Senator from OH

  • 2. Brother of famed Civil War General, William T. Sherman.

  • 3. Supported legislation that would penalize the Trusts/monopolies for “restraint of trade”

  • 4. Bill named after him in his honor


Sherman anti trust act

Sherman Anti-Trust Act

  • 1. First Measure by Congress to prohibit Trusts or Monopolies.

  • 2. Prevents restraint of trade due to Congress’s regulation of interstate commerce.

  • 3. Prevents price fixing to prevent competition.

  • 4. Treats Labor Unions as companies who have a monopoly on labor.


Why are there poor people

Why are there Poor People?


Who s responsibility is it to take care of the poor

Who’s Responsibility is it to take care of the Poor?


The gospel of wealth

The Gospel of Wealth

  • 1. Created by Andrew Carnegie after a dream he had about going to Hell.

  • 2. Believed the Wealthy had been blessed by God, and were responsible for helping their fellow human beings.

  • 3. Built 300 Libraries, and paid for Teacher Pensions. Also built 2 Carnegie Halls.


Social darwinism

Social Darwinism


Life in the south

Life in the South


Industrializing the south

Industrializing The South


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