Big Business: Inside the Steel Industry, 1st Edition

  • Carla Mooney
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 1624022979
  • ISBN-13: 9781624022975
  • DDC: 338.476691
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released April 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Some commodities command massive economic, social, and political influence. This title examines the business around steel, the metal that supports many of the world's buildings and structures. It explores the origins of steel, key technological advances, and the ways in which the industry continues to innovate today. Features include essential facts, a glossary, selected bibliography, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Steel: A Critical Industry.
2: Early Days of Steel.
3: Steel and the Industrial Revolution.
4: Mass Production.
5: American Steel.
6: Life of a Steelworker.
7: The Union Era.
8: Collapse of an Industry.
9: Rebuilding the Modern Steel Industry.
Steel Production 2015.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Author.