Civil War Robber Barons
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In 5 pages the author discusses the robber barons of the Civil War. Were the so-called robber barons really robber barons or where they captains of industry? The Civil War robber barons were capitalists. They were able to acquire considerable wealth by exploitation and hard-heartedness, but they were actually captains of industry and have contributed to today's industrialization. Bibliography lists 5 sources.