American Titans The Tycoons That Built America

American Titans The Tycoons That Built America

by Michael Gray

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Overview

Discover the incredible true story of the legends that built an American empire

The will to succeed defines the greatness of men.

Great men are forged through a combination of social, economic, and political conditions favoring both the individual and the greater good. When the conditions are just right, everybody wins. Yet when one interest trumps another, somebody must lose. It is this juxtaposition that defines history; either man can better his own situation at the expense of others or improve everybody's situation at his own expense. 

Character is often built from the latter and can carry men through the toughest of times. In fact, history shows us that a little bit of grit and determination can go a long way towards building something greater than oneself. This is what makes men titans. In addition, men must often think outside the box to accomplish this greatness. In other words, greatness is achieved by taking risks and by doing something different than the everyday. It is this boldness that makes history.

Take a journey into the minds of men that created an American empire.

Would you risk it all to achieve greatness?

  • Learn how Cornelius Vanderbilt grows from a steamboat entrepreneur to the head of a railroad empire.
  • Discover the fascinating story of how John D. Rockefeller built an oil monopoly.
  • Glimpse into the past where Andrew Carnegie built an unstoppable steel industry.
  • Observe how the biggest titan in banking, JP Morgan, came to be a tycoon of finance.
  • Read how Nikola Tesla and Thomas Jefferson powered our nation
  • Each chapter keeps you yearning for more!

Product Details

BN ID: 2940163564613
Publisher: Baer Publishing
Publication date: 09/24/2019
Sold by: Draft2Digital
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 561 KB

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