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Carnegie's Assumption in Lines 1-3

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The Gospel of Wealth

Carnegie, Andrew. "Wealth." North American Review. 391st ed. Vol. 148. N.p.: n.p., 1889. N. pag. North American Review. Internet Modern History Sourcebook. Web. 13 Apr. 2016.

Which of the following BEST articulates the unstated assumption from lines 1-3 (“The problem…harmonious relationship”)?

A

Personal welfare is of secondary importance to the accumulation of wealth.

B

Social distinctions are more pronounced in industrial societies.

C

Income inequality is the greatest problem facing the industrialized world.

D

Economic problems are best solved by a central government.

E

Human connections should supersede disparity in wealth and social standing.