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Author McNeese, Tim.

Title The robber barons and the Sherman Antitrust Act : reshaping American business / Tim McNeese.

Imprint New York : Chelsea House Publishers, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Non-Fiction  338.8 MCNEESE    ---  Available
Description 122 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Series Milestones in American history
Milestones in American history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 111-116) and index.
Contents Introduction -- A colonial economy -- A new economic century -- Technology and industry -- The "robber barons" -- Antitrust gains popularity -- The Sherman Antitrust Act -- Antitrust in the new century.
Indexed In: Horn Book, October 2009
Summary Discusses the decades following the American Civil War, when the U.S. experienced growth in areas such as agriculture, shipping, and manufacturing and the personal wealth of a select few individuals grew until the Sherman Antitrust Act reformed business in 1890.
Audience Young Adult Follett Library Resources
Subject United States. Sherman Act.
Industrial trusts -- History.
Business -- Ethical aspects -- History.
Industrialists -- History.
Antitrust law -- History.
ISBN 1604130083

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