How is Donald Trump a robber baron?
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The "robber barons" were industrialists and businessmen in the US during the late 19th and early 20th century. They were so called because their methods of enriching themselve…s were equated to feudal lords of medieval Europe, who stole from both travelers and serfs. The business methods they employed were widely viewed as illegal, immoral, unethical, or corrupt, taking every advantage over workers and consumers, and with little regard for anything but profit. Some of these became the wealthiest, most influential, and most famous individuals of their day, and their fortunes have enriched their descendants for generations. Some persons associated with the term are : . John Jacob Astor (real estate, fur) - New York City . Andrew Carnegie (railroads, steel) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania . Jay Cooke (finance) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania . Charles Crocker (railroads) - California . Daniel Drew (finance) - New York state . James Buchanan Duke (tobacco) - near Durham, North Carolina . James Fisk (finance) - New York state . Henry Flagler (railroads, oil, the Standard Oil company) - New York City and Palm Beach, Florida . Henry Ford (automobile) - Dearborn, Michigan and metropolitan Detroit, Michigan . Henry Clay Frick (steel) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and New York City . John Warne Gates (steel, oil) - Chicago and Texas . Jay Gould (finance, railroads) - New York (both state and city) . Edward Henry Harriman (railroads) - New York state . Collis P. Huntington (railroads) - California, Virginia, and New York . Andrew Mellon (finance) - Pennsylvania . J. P. Morgan (finance) - New York . Mark Hopkins (railroads) - California . John D. Rockefeller (oil) - Cleveland, Ohio . Leland Stanford (railroads) - Sacramento, California and San Francisco, California . Cornelius Vanderbilt (railroads, shipping) - New York City, New York . James J. Hill (railroads) - St. Paul, Minnesota . George Mortimer Pullman (railroads) - Pullman, Chicago (see related link)
ruthless industrialists that they had a right to get as much money as the could
Robber Barons were wealthy businessmen who were known to use harshpractices to gain their wealth. They often used child or cheaplabor, did not adhere to safety regulations and… worked theiremployees long hours in order to keep production high.
Robber barons were wealthy and powerful 19th-century Americanbusiness men, who had unethical business practices and exploitedlabor, and questionable stock market dealings. Joh…n Jacob Astor andAndrew Carnegie were labeled as robber barons.
\n . They stole from public places and worked for there own benefits, the opposite of a captain of industry.
Robber barons were the Captains of Industry who were looked at as evil and bad because they took away the capitalism from other people and no one could compete with their achi…evements. Robber Barons were also thought of to use political power to get advantages in their work to stay ahead of people and remain the "top dog". They also had lots of money and called the mansions they built in Newport "summer cottages", which made many people angry because of the little money they made. Some RB / CoIs are: Carnegie, Rockefeller, Morgan Robber Baron was the derogatory term for the rich and powerful inthe 19th century. This happen mostly in American periodicalliterature. A robber baron is an unscrupulous wealthy person who got theirfortune by ruthless means in the late nineteenth century. It is anoble who would rob travelers as they passed through their land.
His offices are in New York, but as a nationally-known businesstycoon and television celebrity, he frequently spends time in othermajor cities such as Los Angeles or Las Vegas…. As of the 2016 election, he has been in the White House.
That they could get as much money as they could and that they had aright to gain wealth and power.
The characteristics of robber barons is that they wear black top hats and they carry walking sticks ; just like the icon of monopoly! (i got it in wikipedia!)
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