"The industrial world he made... was neither moral nor immoral in its own right. Great cities, industrial plants, transportation facilities, entertainment industries, and other features of twentieth-century prosperity grew out of the industrial revolution, radically altering the material conditions of American life. Later generations would address the problems that industrialism created, seeking to improve the rewards of labor and
to reduce industry's harm to the environment. But in doing so they would modify rather than remove the new world that men like Andrew Carnegie had built."