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Lords of Greed is an expression used to describe John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie, and J.P. Morgan, three rich guys who monopolized the American industry. How did they do it? Was it technology, new modes of transportation, financial innovation, or new business practices? Shmoop amongst yourselves.
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