A story of John D. Rockefeller as a Business Titan

The 19th century witnessed a universal transformation from agrarian society to industrialization in America. New technologies and manufacturing techniques allowed several men to become immensely powerful. Sometimes people categorized these men as “captains of industry,” whose resources, intellect, and power could be used for the public good. More often, however, the pejorative “robber baron” was … Read more

John D. Rockefeller: Life and Career

Kayla Aston Mrs. Findley AP US History11 January 2017 John D. Rockefeller John D. Rockefeller was born on July 8th, 1839 in Richford, New York. He died on May 23rd, 1937 in Ormond Beach, Florida. Rockefeller married Laura Spelman, with whom he had his two sons; Nelson and John Jr. Also, he took a singular … Read more