John D. Rockefeller and Standard Oil
Lecture no. 23 from the course: The Industrial Revolution
Taught by Professor Patrick N. Allitt | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Learn the history of one of the most successful companies in American history. As oil became one of the world’s most lucrative industries, John D. Rockefeller seized opportunities and built a monopoly with Standard Oil. Consider his questionable business tactics and the antitrust regulation they inspired.