Andrew Carnegie is an American rags-to-riches story. His family emigrated from Scotland in 1848 and settled in Allegheny, Pennsylvania. His
family struggled to make ends meet, and at the age of 13, Carnegie took a job as a bobbin boy in a cotton factory. He earned $1.20 for a full week’s
work. A series of jobs of increasing responsibility followed this career start. Carnegie worked as a telegraph messenger and operator. He worked at
a variety of jobs for the railroads, working his way up from a position as an assistant to an upper management position.
Along the way, this remarkable man invested his earnings in a variety of businesses. After some time, he left his job at the railroad and
concentrated on managing his own investments. He developed several businesses and eventually went into the steel business. Carnegie made
several advancements in this industry. His company improved both the technology and the methods used in the steel making process.
By 1901, this former $1.20 a week worker had amassed a fortune. Carnegie believed people of great wealth had an obligation to use it to
others. He applied this philosophy to his own life. He sold his businesses and focused on a career as a philanthropist Carnegle donated more
than 2,500 public libraries, established schools and colleges, and began nonprofit organizations.
Which best describes the author’s bias in the passage?
O 1. By using the word “fortune,” the author shows bias against the wealthy.
2. By mentioning Carnegle’s salary, the author shows blas against child labor.
O 3. By using the word “remarkable,” the author shows blas in favor of Carnegie.
4. By giving the date of emigration, the author shows bias in favor of immigrants.