1/9 Robber Barons or Captains of Industry?

Many business owners in the late 1800s used strategies like monopolies and mergers to create huge companies and become fabulously wealthy.

Today we examined primary/secondary sources to gather evidence for a mini-dbq (2-3 paragraphs, 3+ docs) in which we will answer the following prompt: Were wealthy business owners of the late 1800s “Captains of Industry” or “Robber Barons”?

Before you write the response, complete the document analysis below:

Handout_Robber Barons vs Captains of Industry

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