Additional Resources – “The Business of America is Business”

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  1. An Empire of Wealth: The Epic History of American Economic Power, by John Steele Gordon
  2. Basic Economics, by Thomas Sowell
  3. An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, by Adam Smith and R. H. Campbell (Editor)
  4. Alexander Hamilton, by Ron Chernow
  5. The Founders and Finance: How Hamilton, Gallatin, and Other Immigrants Forged a New Economy, by Thomas K. McCraw
  6. Fur, Fortune, and Empire: The Epic History of the Fur Trade in America, by Eric Jay Dolin
  7. John Jacob Astor: America’s First Multimillionaire, by Axel Madsen
  8. The Great Game: The Emergence of Wall Street as a World Power: 1653-2000, by John Steele Gordon
  9. Wedding of the Waters: The Erie Canal and the Making of a Great Nation, by Peter L. Bernstein
  10. Gibbons v. Ogden: John Marshall, Steamboats, and Interstate Commerce (Landmark Law Cases & American Society), by Herbert A. Johnson
  11. The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, by T.J. Stiles
  12. Union Pacific: America’s Greatest Railroad from 1862 to the Present (three volumes), by Maury Klein
  13. The Life and Legend of Jay Gould, by Maury Klein
  14. Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, by Ron Chernow
  15. The Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie and the Gospel of Wealth, by Andrew Carnegie
  16. Carnegie, by Peter Krass
  17. Morgan: American Financier, by Jean Strouse
  18. Capitalism in America: A History, by Alan Greenspan and Adrian Wooldridge
  19. The People’s Tycoon: Henry Ford and the American Century, by Steven Watts
  20. The Power Makers: Steam, Electricity, and the Men Who Invented Modern America, by Maury Klein
  21. Mellon: An American Life, by David Cannadine
  22. Freedom’s Forge: How American Business Produced Victory in World War II, by Arthur Herman
  23. Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination, by Neal Gabler
  24. The Change Makers: From Carnegie to Gates, How the Great Entrepreneurs Transformed Ideas into Industries, by Maury Klein
  25. The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World, by Niall Ferguson