the immigrants

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The early 1900’s were a very industrious time. It was a time full of greedy millionaires. It was the beginning of a new life for the entire world; boats became more popular, airplanes started becoming more of a reality. Technological advances were happening constantly. It was a time controlled by the “Captains of Industry.” People like John Rockefeller, Cornelieous Vanderbilt, and Andrew Carnegie were leading America. The Immigrants, by Howard Fast, is the story of …

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…did. They are all driven by not being satisfied with what they had. They always needed more than what they had. Even Rockefeller, who was considered to be the richest man in the world at the time, did not stop working at an early age. Industrial greed is a main theme in life everywhere, and it is because of industrial greed that we have so many of the advances in technology that we have. (Todd, 455).