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The "captains of industry" were the early developers and controllers of industry and commerce during the Industrial Revolution of Britain, and again in the US in the late 1800s and early 1900s. The term may still be applied today to powerful leaders in the modernization of Asia.

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A Captain Of Industry is a powerful industrialist in the 19th Century in the U.S who used his wealth to improve the lives of others. Rather than improving his own life.

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