was one of the most influential. His father was a hand loom weaver and Chartist. With that sale, the second phase of Carnegie's life began- that of philanthropist. The passengers traded stories about the lives they would find in the New World. He was He was born in Scotland in 1835.
We should not punish him for using his knowledge to become successful but we should look at what he did with the money. He memorized Pittsburgh's street layout as well as the names and addresses of the important people he delivered. With this recognition, he resigned and started the Keystone Bridge Company in 1865. Andrew's mother, Margaret, fearing for the survival of her family, pushed the family to leave the poverty of Scotland for the possibilities in America, about which she had heard encouraging reports. Courtesy: Library of Congress. The Carnegies booked passage on a steamer up the Hudson River to Albany, where they found a number of jostling agents eagerly competing to carry them west on the Erie Canal. Whatever I engage in, I push inordinately.