John D. Rockefeller: Entrepreneur and Philanthropist

John D. Rockefeller: Entrepreneur and Philanthropist

by Susan E. Hamen

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This title examines an important event in recent history - the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Easy-to-read, compelling text describes the scene of the catastrophe and its aftermath, the incident itself, the rescue of the Deepwater Horizon crewmembers, key people involved, the cause of and response to the disaster, and its effects on society and the environment. Features include a table of contents, a timeline, facts, additional resources, Web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Essential Events is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617589423
Publisher: ABDO Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2011
Series: Essential Lives Series: Set 6
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 5 MB
Age Range: 12 - 15 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Young Determination 6

Chapter 2 The Young Entrepreneur 14

Chapter 3 The Savvy Businessman 24

Chapter 4 The Business of Oil 32

Chapter 5 Standard Oil Is Born 42

Chapter 6 The Standard Octopus 52

Chapter 7 Rockefeller's Monopoly 64

Chapter 8 Rockefeller the Philanthropist 74

Chapter 9 The Rockefeller Legacy 84

Timeline 96

Essential Facts 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 109

About the Author 112

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