How did Andrew Carnegie treat his workers?

Answer According Ohio University's Food Service Management Department, Andrew Carnegie publicly backed the improvement of workers' rights. However, in private, Carnegie was willing to do anything to ensur... Read More »

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How tall was Andrew Carnegie?

Andrew Carnegie immigrated to the United States from Scotland in 1848 at the young age of 12. He soon became extremely wealthy. By the early 1900s, he was the world leader in steel production. Carn... Read More »

What is Andrew Carnegie famous for?

Andrew Carnegie was famous for his wealth and philanthropy. Investments in steel and railroads made him the richest man in the world in 1901. In his old age he gave away 90 percent of his fortune, ... Read More »

Where did Andrew Carnegie live?

Andrew Carnegie lived in several places. He was born in Dunfermline, Scotland, on November 25, 1835. In 1848, his family emigrated to the United States, settling in Allegheny, Pennsylvania---now pa... Read More »

How much was Andrew Carnegie worth?

Andrew Carnegie was worth an estimated $400 million when he sold his business and retired. A philanthropist, Carnegie gave away more than 90 percent of his wealth before he died. When he died in 19... Read More »