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Essay heading: The Robber Barons
 
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Date added: July 1, 2009
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How many history books teach such in-depth details like these? Another prime example of the acts of a robber baron can be seen through the actions of John D. Rockefeller. A picture in my history book shows a group of people watching an old Rockefeller crouch over to accept a flower from a little girl...
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The caption reads "John D. Rockefeller, American industrialist and philanthropist, is caught doing one of his good deeds." No wonder that only a handful of people can’t distinguish that this old man was a crock and deserves to rot in hell! With all this positive media attention, the public had been fed lies! In real life, this money hungry, greedy villain is the prime reason why the Sherman Antitrust Act was passed...
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