Did Andrew Carnegie donate money?

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Did Andrew Carnegie donate money?

'The Gospel of Wealth':

In 1889, Andrew Carnegie wrote an article entitled 'Wealth' for 'The North American Review,' and of the many thoughts covered in the article, Carnegie spent time on putting forth the ideology of philanthropy. He believed it was the duty of the wealthy to use their wealthy for the common good, and one of his most famous quotes is found in the article, "the man who dies thus rich dies disgraced." Other portions of the article outlined plans for a progressive tax and an estate tax.

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Yes, Andrew Carnegie donated money.

While he was accumulating wealth, Carnegie did donate some of his money, but after he retired at the age of 66,...

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Andrew Carnegie was the owner of a steel monopoly that helped him to acquire a massive fortune, making him one of the richest men in the world. Just how much wealth did he accumulate? How did he use his wealth to fulfill his philanthropic duties?


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