By: Mitch Carter
Andrew Carnegie was a Scottish philanthropist who was one of the leaders during the expansion of the American steel industry. He was born on November 25 of 1835 and died in 1919 when he was 84 years old. Came to the united states with his family when he was 13 years old and got a job at the Pennsylvanian Railroad as a telegrapher.
Training and schooling
Got his first job when he was 13 years old as a factory worker, getting 1.20 an hour.
Made his first fortune when he was in his early 30's. Sold Carnegie Steel company in 1901 for 480 million dollars.
Affects on others
Lowered the cost of steel in the modern economy and he made it available to more people because more people were able to afford his steel.