As Andrew Carnegie's steelmaking operation at Carnegie Steel in Homestead, PA grew more and more modern and efficient labor conditions deteriorated, which led to the Homestead Steel Strike and differing opinions on how to deal with it.
Frick and Carnegie’s Different Approaches to the Homestead Strike
A crucial split would occur between John D. Rockefeller and Pennsylvania Railroad chief Thomas Scott over pricing for the transportation of crude oil for Rockefeller's refineries in Pittsburgh.
Differences Arise Between Rockefeller and Scott
Having fulfilled a very difficult project for the Edison Company Nikola Tesla is outraged to discover that Thomas Edison had no intention of paying him a reward that Tesla had understood he was to receive for the completion of the task.
The Turning Point in Thomas Edison's and Nikola Tesla's Relationship
Cornelius Vanderbilt and Daniel Drew were railroad giants vying for control of the Erie Railroad. Drew resorts to insider trading to thwart Vanderbilt's plans.
Vanderbilt and Drew Fight Dirty for Control of American Railroads
Journalists aren't supposed to insert themselves into the news but that didn't stop Hearst and Pulitzer from doing so.
Hearst & Pulitzer Break All Ethical Rules To Sell Newspapers
William Clark and Marcus Daly battle to determine the location of Montana's state capital, Helena or Anaconda.
Power Struggle to Determine the State Capital of Montanta