Industry and Innovation

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Industry and Innovation 1. What is the name of the document? Ida Tarbell Criticizes Standard Oil (1904) 2. What type of document is it? (newspaper, map, image, report, Congressional record, etc.) Newspaper 3. Is it a primary or secondary source? Secondary 4. When was the document created? 1904 5. Who created the document? Ida Tarbell 6. What do you know about the creator of the document? She thinks monopolism is wrong; she is a journalist. 7. Did the creator have any bias? Most likely, yes. 8. Is the creator a reliable source of information? Yes 9. Why was the document created? (persuasive in nature or reporting a message) Persuasive; she was telling the readers why monopolism is wrong and persuading them to bring down Rockefeller. 10. Who was the intended audience for the document? General public 11. What can you infer from the document? Ida Tarbell did not approve of monopolism. 12. List three things you have learned from the document. People use “it’s business” as an excuse; people lied to get business; everyone thought of the men of the Standard Oil Trust as heroes. 13. What is the name of the document? John D. Rockefeller Explains His Success (1908) 14. What type of document is it? (newspaper, map, image, report, Congressional record, etc.) Autobiography 15. Is it a primary or secondary source? Primary 16. When was the document created? 1908 17. Who created the document? John D. Rockefeller 18. What do you know about the creator of the document? He made A LOT of money. 19. Did the creator have any bias? Yes 20. Is the creator a reliable source of information? Yes but he is biased 21. Why was the document created? (persuasive in nature or reporting a message) Persuasive 22. Who was the intended audience for the document? Critics of Rockefeller, and readers of his
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