Rise of Big Business in the Late 1800s. DEVELOPMENT OF BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY. Corporations had been used prior to the Civil War to raise capital through the sale of stock to invest in large business ventures.
William Graham SumnerFolkways (1906)
Is the idea of the “self-made man” a MYTH??
unite the country and promote
economic growth and the
development of a national market.
wooden railroad ties, railroad cars
and transportation for goods
Can’t I do what I want with my money?
Russell H. Conwell