How did John Davidson Rockefeller get rich?

in the oil industry
by selling supplies to the army
by mining diamonds and gold
by building railroads
John Davison Rock­e­feller was the founder of the Standard Oil Company, which dom­i­nat­ed the oil industry in the U.S. As kerosene and gasoline grew in im­por­tance, Rock­e­feller's wealth soared, and he became the world's richest man and first American worth more than a billion dollars.

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in the oil industry
by selling supplies to the army
by mining diamonds and gold
by building railroads
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flagCzech Republic
66%
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flagSpain
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flagthe United Arab Emirates
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flagFrance
58%
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flagItaly
57%
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flagthe United States
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flagCanada
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flagGermany
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flagthe United Kingdom
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flagPoland
50%
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flagSweden
47%
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flagthe Netherlands
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Gender

men50%
women41%
in the oil industry
50%
41%
by selling supplies to the army
16%
17%
by mining diamonds and gold
8%
15%
by building railroads
24%
26%

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