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TitleThe history of the Standard oil company {P1->P1}
AuthorTarbell, Ida M.
LanguageEnglish
GenreHistory
Difficultyaverage
Special DayBirthday 1105
Project IDprojectID57ed3cf434568
Image SourceThe Internet Archive
Last Edit of Project InfoMonday, November 5, 2018 at 12:10:29 AM   (Current Time: 05:12:56 AM)
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Last Forum PostFriday, October 4, 2019 at 12:28:31 AM
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The History of the Standard Oil Company is a 1904 book by journalist Ida Tarbell. It is an exposť about the Standard Oil Company, run at the time by oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller, the richest figure in American history. Originally serialized in nineteen parts in McClure's magazine, the book is a seminal example of muckraking, and inspired many other journalists to write about trusts, large businesses that (in the absence of strong antitrust laws in the 19th century) attempted to gain monopolies in various industries.

The History of the Standard Oil Company is credited with hastening the breakup of Standard Oil, which came about in 1911, when the Supreme Court of the United States found the company to be violating the Sherman Antitrust Act. The subsequent decision splintered the company into 34 "baby Standards." The value of Rockefeller's shares rose after the breakup as the new companies had a positive development on the stock exchange.

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