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卡内基在纽约雪城所设立的公共图书馆

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安德鲁.卡内基 (Andrew Carnegie) 捐钱盖图书馆
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你有没有向别人招募过慈善捐款呢?做为世界上最有名的工业家之一,安德鲁.卡内基回馈大笔钱,给使他成为有钱人的国家:美国。这笔钱的数目很大。在1901年的312日,这位苏格兰移民捐给纽约市政府520万美金的经费来兴建65间图书馆分馆。卡内基还继续以自己的财力,在各地兴建更多的图书馆、学校,以及公共建设。这个慷慨的人到底是谁呢?


Do you practice charitable acts for others? Andrew Carnegie, one of the world's most famous industrialists, believed in giving back to the country that helped him become a wealthy man--the United States. He did it in a big way! On March 12, 1901, the Scottish immigrant offered the city of New York $5.2 million for the construction of 65 branch libraries. Carnegie went on to use his fortune to build more libraries, schools and public foundations. Who was this generous man?

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