American Entrepreneur: The Fascinating Stories of the People Who Defined Business in the United States

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INDEX
A&P, 256–257, 338
A.B. Robbs Agencies, 328–329
accounting, 24, 119
Adams, Charles Francis, Jr., 121, 219
Adams, Roger, 1–2
Adams, Samuel, 44
Adams Express Company, 179
Adelphia, 438–439
advertising, 139, 258–264, 344
affirmative action, 426
Agency for International Development, 327
agrarian republic, 58
Agricultural Marketing Act, 296
Aid to Families with Dependent Children, 389
AIG,518n7
air pollution, 354
air-conditioning, 283
aircraft industry, 313–317
airlines, 333–334, 368–370
Aldrich, Nelson, 241
Alexander Brown & Sons, 74
Alger, Horatio, 190–192
Allen, Paul, 7, 367, 368
Allied bonds, American purchase, 244
Allis-Chalmers, 298
alternating current, 175
Amazon.com, 408–409
America Online (AOL), 411
American Bankers Association, 187
American Bell Telephone, 278
American Broadcasting Company, 340
American Express, 106
American Federation of Labor, 217
American Fur Company, 60
American Revolution, costs and
benefits, 46–47
American Safety Razor Company, 250
American Stock Exchange, 78
American Tobacco Company, 167, 168
American Union Telegraph Company, 278
amphibious warfare vessels, 319
Andreessen, Marc, 410
Andrew, A. Piatt, 241Andrews, Samuel, 222
Anheuser, Eberhard, 208
APAC TeleServices, 449
Apple, 366, 446–447
ARAMCO, 361
Arkwright, Richard, 63
Armour, Philip, 171
Army Appropriations Act, 245
Arthur Andersen & Co., 438
Articles of Confederation, 49
artisans, in colonies, 37
Ash, Mary Kay, 347–348
assembly line, 267
“assumption” of state debt, 55–56
Astor, John Jacob, 59–62, 77, 79
astrolabe, 24–25
AT&T (American Telephone and
Telegraph), 279, 376, 392–394
Atack, Jeremy, 47, 90, 152
Atari, 403
atomic bomb, 321
Augustine (saint), 17
automobile industry, 264–269, 305–306,
326, 351–356, 383, 463
automobiles, 233, 288, 328, 334, 350–351
AutoNation, 401
Ayer, Francis Wayland, 259
Babbage, Charles, 363
Babcock, John, 69
Babcock, Sidney, 69”Baby Bells,” 376, 377
baby boom generation, 331
Baker, Charles Whiting, 248
Baker, George F, 241
balance of trade, 79

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