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Meet Amazing Americans Industrialists & Entrepreneurs Andrew Carnegie
Andrew Carnegie in 1913.
At the end of his life, libraries, education and peace meant more to Andrew Carnegie than money.

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Andrew Carnegie, Philanthropist
World peace was another cause Carnegie believed in. He established the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and funded the building of the Hague Palace of Peace, which houses the World Court, in the Netherlands. By 1911, Carnegie had given away a huge amount of money -- 90 percent of his fortune. Can you think of some other Americans who have given away a large part of their fortunes to support a worthy cause? What causes would you choose to support?
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