John D. Rockefeller: Entrepreneur and Philanthropist

John D. Rockefeller: Entrepreneur and Philanthropist

by Susan E. Hamen

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617147845
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 01/28/2011
Series: Essential Lives Series: Set 6
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 15 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Young Determination 6

Chapter 2 The Young Entrepreneur 14

Chapter 3 The Savvy Businessman 24

Chapter 4 The Business of Oil 32

Chapter 5 Standard Oil Is Born 42

Chapter 6 The Standard Octopus 52

Chapter 7 Rockefeller's Monopoly 64

Chapter 8 Rockefeller the Philanthropist 74

Chapter 9 The Rockefeller Legacy 84

Timeline 96

Essential Facts 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 109

About the Author 112

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