Andrew Carnegie and why he was a robber baron

Carnegie barely payed his workers enough to survive, yet he could afford to buy this castle in Scotland and spent all his money donating to charities, instead of raising his workers' salaries

Carnegie's Skibo Castle, which he spent $10,000,000 renovating

Carnegie only donated a large sum of money to Johnstown after the construction of his country club damaged the dam protecting Johnstown

The ruins of Johnstown after the flood had receded

Carnegie had his men working in horrible conditions that put their lives on the line for little pay

Working conditions in the mill


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