Fall 2022, Period 1, Session 2

2.1.3Z The Story of American Steel: Andrew Carnegie, Charles M. Schwab and the Sparrows Point Legacy

Andrew Carnegie built a steel empire, became wealthy, and then gave it all away. Charles Schwab would become wealthy leading Bethlehem Steel but died bankrupt. In 1887, Sparrows Point was an isolated stretch of marshland on the shore of the Chesapeake Bay. By 1958, it was the biggest steel mill in the world. In 2015, it was a pile of demolished rubble. Sparrows Point is a story of capitalism, labor unions, race, gender, and civil rights. NEW!

Course Dates:

Course time:
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Instructor: Rick Feingold

Course Type: Zoom